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Boom Valve "last Chance" Hydraulic Filter

Boom Valve "last Chance" Hydraulic Filter

Regular price $110.00 USD
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A "Boom Valve 'Last Chance' Hydraulic Filter" is a specialized type of hydraulic filter designed to protect a specific hydraulic component, often referred to as a "last chance filter." These filters are typically installed in the hydraulic system to capture and remove contaminants as a final line of defense before they can reach and potentially damage a critical hydraulic valve, such as a boom control valve in heavy equipment. Here are the key features and functions of a "Last Chance" Hydraulic Filter:

Key Features:

  1. Last Chance Protection: The primary function of this type of hydraulic filter is to provide a last line of defense against contaminants that may not have been removed by earlier or primary filtration systems within the hydraulic system.

  2. High-Pressure Rating: Last chance filters are designed to handle the high-pressure conditions typically found in hydraulic systems.

  3. Compact Size: These filters are usually compact in size, making them easy to install close to the component they are intended to protect.

  4. Disposable Element: The filter typically includes a disposable filter element that captures contaminants and can be replaced when it becomes saturated.


  1. Contaminant Control: The "Last Chance" Hydraulic Filter captures and removes any remaining particles, debris, or contaminants that may have bypassed the primary filtration system. This is essential for preventing damage to a specific, critical hydraulic component, such as a boom valve.

  2. Component Protection: By intercepting and capturing contaminants before they reach the sensitive or critical component, the filter helps protect and extend the service life of that component.

  3. System Reliability: The use of a "last chance" filter contributes to the overall reliability of the hydraulic system, reducing the risk of unexpected downtime and costly repairs.

  4. Maintenance and Service: Periodic replacement of the disposable filter element is required to maintain the effectiveness of the "last chance" filter.

"Last Chance" Hydraulic Filters are commonly used in heavy equipment, construction machinery, and other applications where the reliability and performance of critical hydraulic components are essential. These filters provide an added layer of protection against contaminants that may be present in the hydraulic fluid, ensuring the continued operation of hydraulic systems without damage to crucial components. Regular maintenance and replacement of filter elements are essential to keep the "last chance" filter functioning as intended.

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