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Special Procurement

Here at Filters Plus WA, we get that not everything is simple and sometimes getting the right part can be a nightmare, especially if your machine is a rare import that even the distributor doesn’t bring parts in for! That’s why we have a Special Procurement Service

So how can our Special Procurement Service help?

Well through our global supply chain and manufacturing network we can not only find very difficult to locate parts but we can even have filters or parts manufactured to your specifications.

We import from all over the world regularly via Slow Air, Express Air and Good old sea freight, so locating your filter and getting it in quickly is our main focus.

To give you an example of the weird and wonderful things we can achieve, just check out this doozy that we got in for one of our clients.

Our client had an old Komatsu digger that needed a new hydraulic strainer that not even genuine could supply. We sized up his old damaged one and went to town trying to find an equivalent. There wasn’t one, but we did find one that was very close (Pictured Above) the only problem was that the connection ID was too small. So rather than admitting defeat, we offered a solution to our client that would allow him to use the filter and has a billet aluminium adapter made up.

Our client was thrilled, he gave us the order and in 3 weeks we had the adapter made and the filter landed from Europe. Our client said he had wasted at least 12 hours over a week trying to find a replacement and couldn’t be happier.

We have hundreds of examples just like this one where our clients get the solutions they need to keep their machines running.

So next time your having trouble, contact us first because 9 times out of 10 we can help.

Understanding Micron Rating

A micron is a unit of measure in the metric system equal to 1 millionth of a meter in length (about 39 millionths of an inch). The average cross-section of a human hair is 50 microns. The human eye cannot see anything smaller than 40 microns in size.
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Got a filter that is hard to find?

Let us do the hard work

Do these problems sound familiar?

  • A hard to find filter
  • An old machine that no one stocks filters for anymore
  • An Obsolete filter
  • A Custom filter
  • No part number on the filter
  • Something that’s a filter but not like anything you’ve seen before
  • There is no filter where there should be one

We can help with these or any other filter problems you might be having. Our global supply chain network means we have access to filters and brand most other people don’t and we can even have filters custom made to your specification. So rest assured we can find that hard to get filter or offer you a solution that will mean you can get back up and running again.

Simply call us or contact us today.

If possible please send the following information with your enquiry

  • The make and model of machine
  • The application of the filter (oil, fuel, Hydraulic, etc.)
  • The dimensions of the filter (Height, Outside Diameter – both ends, Inside Diameter – both ends, Thread size if known, Inlet, Outlet)
  • Any other information that may be useful
  • Pictures from various angles and the housing if applicable

Washing Air Filters – The Facts

Washing air filters is a common practice in Australia and around the world but there are some myths surrounding the practice which we would like to dispel.

Note – We are discussing normal paper air filters in this blog post and not ‘K&N’ / BMC style washable filters. We will have another blog post about these kinds of filters soon.
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Custom Kitting

Do you have a lot of equipment but hate trying to catalog which filter suits what?

With our custom kitting service we can streamline your vehicle services by having all the filters in 1 box with your very own part number saving you time and money.
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Air Restriction Gauges

We recommend the use of restriction gauges as an integral part of a preventive maintenance program. Air restriction gauges measure the amount of vacuum created when the air is pulled through the filter — measuring the build-up of dirt from a new filter’s installation throughout its useful life.
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Toyota 2H Oil Pressure Problems

The Toyota 2H engine is an old girl by today’s standards but this popular engine from the 1980’s was used in Land Cruiser’s, Dyna’s, Coaster Buses and many industrial applications. It maybe an engine that is over 30 years old but there are still quite a few getting around and there is a technical issue that owners should be aware of.
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Filtration Media

Media is a term used to describe any material used to filter particles out of a fluid flow stream. Each filter is made with the appropriate media to provide the protection needed for the application for which it is designed.
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