An oil filter is a key element in an automobile. It is a built-in safety system, as it prevents the impurities from getting into the engine with oil. An oil filter actually filters and cleans all the oil when it is passed from the oil pump to other components of the automobile. A normal characteristic that is required of an oil filter is that it should provide good filtration. Supertech manufactures various models of oil filters for different automobiles. You have to match the model of your vehicle with an oil filter model to find the suitable filter for your model. Super tech oil filter cross reference charts can help you to find the best-suited model and type of filter for your automobile.
Types of Filters:
There are various types of oil filters available in the market. These types of oil filters are categorized based on their functionality. A common type that is not known to be a very good oil filter is paper filters. Paper filters usually use cardboard or paper for filtering. However, there is a common problem reported with this type of filter, that the pieces of paper or cardboard sometimes enters the engine with oil and it can cause damage to the car engine. Moreover, the micron rating of paper filter is only 40 that is not very good.
Supertech manufactures advanced oil filters that have the capability to filter impurities as low as down to 15 microns. They use paper, cellulose and fiberglass for more effective filtration. The capacity of Supertech filter is greater as they provide more surface area. Therefore, you will not need to replace filter every now and then. You can follow the Supertech oil filter cross reference guide to find the best filter for your car. However, you must know that no type filter is 100% effective as none of the filters can provide 100% filtration from impurities.
Setting Up A Supertech Oil Filter:
An oil filter is installed with your engine and all the oil that oil pump passes to the car passes through this filter. The filter is encapsulated inside a metal container. It has a compartment that keeps all the impurities that it filters for oil. When the compartment is full, the filter will not work properly and it has to be replaced with a new one. There are two types of filters usually placed inside all good oil filters. One is to filter all the small size particles. While the other filters bigger impurities. The material used for filtering is quite fine and it does not let any solid particles pass through it.
All the oil filters manufactured by Supertech are of excellent quality and work fine. However, it is important to choose the right filter for your automobile. You have to determine, which filter model works fine with your automobile. Various cross reference charts and guides available can suggest you the suitable model against your automobile models.