Those look like the filters I got with the Scitex knockoff of the Racor here in Oz. Absolute junk. Yes, I tried to save a bit of money
If you look very closely you will see that the the Racor unit has a different way to seal the filter element that forces the fuel
to be directed through the filter. The Racor engineer
explained the difference to me, and although subtle, there IS a difference in effectiveness. And of course the filters are different also.
The knockoff allows fuel to pass through the central shaft fitting tolerance , because it doesnt seal, and therefore go straight through unfiltered.
It maybe OK to filter out the big chunks when fuel polishing...maybe. But getting down to 5 or 2 micron. Forget it.
Since I have both the Racor and the knockoff Scitex, I will try and show the difference in filtering capability between them on a video. Like Project
Farm does, just love his Youtube channel showing testing. But been too busy lately to get it together.
I need to find some particulate with a known size such as 2 micron, that is visible in suspension. Anyone have any suggestions what material would be suitable?
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