Comprehensive filter range

MANN+HUMMEL: reliable and economic

MANN+HUMMEL strengthens its railway business and at the Innotrans trade fair in Berlin for the first time will present filter solutions for diesel locomotives and their aggregates. The range of filters covers all the filtration requirements of diesel engines, transmission and brake compressors, including the driver's cabin.

Ludwigsburg, 18th September, 2012 – All filtration solutions from a single source – MANN+HUMMEL strengthens its railway business and will present solutions at the 2012 Innotrans trade fair. The international leading filtration specialist offers a comprehensive range of economic filtration solutions for diesel locomotives and their aggregates such as the diesel engine, brake compressor, transmission and driver's cabin. The comprehensive range of filters supports reliable operation of diesel locomotives. It consists of air cleaners, cyclone pre-separators, fuel filters, main flow oil filters, by-pass centrifuges, air/oil separators, cabin filters and crankcase ventilation solutions.

High quality and reliability
The high separation efficiency of MANN+HUMMEL filters and their reliable function considerably reduce wear on aggregates.

The pre-separators equipped with cyclone cells are specially suitable for applications with extremely high dust loads and deliver a separation efficiency of up to 99.5%. This lengthens the service interval of the intake air cleaner by up to 1300% and increases the availability of the locomotives.

MANN+HUMMEL oil filters offer a high dirt holding capacity and filter fineness and ensure the required process reliability. Lubrication oil centrifuges separate contaminants in the size range smaller than a micrometre such as soot and metal abrasion in the lubrication oil of diesel engines. Depending on the application and operating conditions, centrifuges can double the service life of the oil and oil filter in comparison to systems without a centrifuge.

The main and preliminary fuel filters separate water and particles from the fuel and thereby protect the sensitive injection nozzles of the engine against wear.

Separators in the area of crankcase ventilation protect the turbocharger and components fitted downstream.

Diesel locomotives are subject to heavy loads, have to provide maximum performance, and be available at all times. The condition for this is high quality for each individual component. These components may include up to 14 filters. MANN+HUMMEL products meet the high quality standards of original equipment manufacturers. The products stand for process reliability, reduce downtimes and increase economy. The worldwide network of the filtration specialist ensures that the right filter is quickly available on demand.

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The MANN+HUMMEL Group is a leading global expert for filtration solutions and development partner and original equipment supplier to the international automotive and mechanical engineering industries. Employing 14,338 people at more than 50 locations worldwide, the company achieved turnover of about 2.5 billion euros in 2011. The group’s product portfolio includes air filter systems, intake manifold systems, liquid filter systems, cabin filters and cylinder head covers made of plastic with many integrated functions for the automotive industry, as well as filter elements for vehicle servicing and repair. For general engineering, process engineering and industrial manufacturing sectors the company’s product range includes industrial filters, a series of products to reduce carbon emission levels in diesel engines, membrane filters for water filtration and filter systems.