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New Cleanline MAHLE filter reduces maintenance costs

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 07:00
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The new CleanLine fuel filters from MAHLE Aftermarket ensure lower maintenance costs for injection nozzles and fuel pumps. The spin-on filters, which can be changed easily and cleanly, offer exceptional water separation efficiency throughout their lifetime. Their dust retention capacity is also significantly higher than that of conventional filters.

From 2020, two variants of the new CleanLine filter will be available worldwide from MAHLE Aftermarket: with single- or two-stage separation. The single-stage variant filters dirt particles and water in one step. The more powerful, two-stage variant filters in two separate steps: first the dirt, and then the water, via a water-repellent, synthetic fabric.

“Our new CleanLine fuel filter is a true global player. The two-stage variant in particular protects the injection system reliably, even in areas where the fuel quality is very poor,” says Olaf Henning, Corporate Executive Vice President and General Manager MAHLE Aftermarket.

CleanLine filters offer unrivaled water separation efficiency throughout the lifetime of the filter, removing more than 93 percent of contaminants when new and around 70 percent after 30,000 kilometers. Tests have shown that comparable products from competitors have a separation efficiency of less than 20 percent after the same number of kilometers.

About MAHLE
MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future. The MAHLE Group is committed to making transportation more efficient, more environmentally friendly, and more comfortable by continuously optimizing the combustion engine, driving forward the use of alternative fuels, and laying the foundation for the worldwide introduction of e-mobility. The group’s product portfolio addresses all the crucial issues relating to the powertrain and air conditioning technology—both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. MAHLE products are fitted in at least every second vehicle worldwide. Components and systems from MAHLE are also used off the road—in stationary applications, for mobile machinery, rail transport, as well as marine applications.

In 2018, the group generated sales of approximately EUR 12.6 billion with more than 79,000 employees and is represented in more than 30 countries with 160 production locations. At 16 major research and development centers in Germany, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Spain, Slovenia, the USA, Brazil, Japan, China, and India, more than 6,100 development engineers and technicians are working on innovative solutions for the mobility of the future.

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