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Wix Filters launches Senzit smart air filter monitor

Wix Filters is launching Senzit, an air filter monitor that uses smart technology to provide a new method of monitoring air filter status. Senzit will deliver a new level of connectivity across vehicle types and brands with a central portal to reduce downtime and repair costs, according to Wix. According to Wix, operators, mechanics, and fleet managers

Inside the oil analysis process

Oil analysis provides fact-based information on the oil’s condition, which can then be used to determine the engine’s condition. The data will help answer questions such as is the oil and filter change interval appropriate, is there coolant, fuel, water or dirt in the oil, and is the oil viscosity within appropriate limits? But if

Wix Filters launches heavy-duty air filters with NanoPro technology

Wix Filters has introduced new NanoPro technology for its heavy-duty filters. Initially featured in 33 air filter part numbers, the technology provides higher initial efficiency and a final efficiency of up to 99.99%, the company said. RELATED: The latest FE On the Road video details Wix’s NanoPro technology. “Wix’s commitment to innovation and continued advancement made

The future of heavy-duty filtering

To keep up to date with the new engine oil categories, increased emissions regulations and an ever-changing engine industry, Fleet Equipment (FE) caught up with Donald Chilton, vice president of product management for Wix, and Roma Fatima, lube product line manager for Cummins Filtration, to pepper them with filter-focused questions. FE: How do application and

Wix Filters launches cabin air filter line with Microban antimicrobial protection

Wix Filters is launching cabin air filters exclusively enhanced with Microban antimicrobial product protection. The filters in the new line are protected from the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew to help keep negative elements from entering a vehicle’s interior, and keep cabin air fresh for the lifetime of the product. “We are absolutely thrilled

How application impacts filter usage

Like coolant, proper filtration is critical to engine health and performance. With that in mind, we reached out to filtration experts to track the latest engine filtration trends, and how application impacts filter usage. “Fleets have a lot of choices when it comes to engine filtration, but the best choice is a filter that meets

How fuel filters impact engine health

Fuel is the lifeblood that runs through the heart of your tractor—the engine—sending power into the truck’s component circulatory system. The key to your equipment’s on-highway heart health lies in the engine getting plenty of exercise as it rolls towards its million-mile goal, and to make sure it’s fed the cleanest diesel fuel possible. The

The importance of oil filtration

Lube oil is one of those crucial aspects of truck engine life. It keeps the engine running by reducing friction, removes heat from the engine, and carries debris to the filters. Thus it makes sense that the engine’s filtration system would be similarly important. The filter prevents dirt, carbon, and metal particles from doing damage

Wix Filters, Microban announce category-exclusive partnership

Wix Filters, a manufacturer of filtration products, announced a category-exclusive partnership with Microban, a provider of antimicrobial solutions. Beginning in the first quarter of 2016, Wix cabin air filters will feature lifetime Microban product protection, fighting odor-causing bacteria, mold and mildew. “Wix prides itself on constantly innovating and bringing the best products to its customers,” said

Wix Filters introduced 334 new parts in 2014

Wix Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, introduced 334 new parts in 2014, with more than half of the new numbers serving the light- and heavy-duty premium segments, according to the company. This total includes 132 light-duty and 109 heavy-duty filter applications. The company noted that it added four part numbers for the world’s

Getting the most out of your engine oil filter

Engines have evolved. Today’s diesel engines are more complex and efficient than ever before. With great evolution comes great components, and engine lubrication filtration has kept pace with engine technology. “Engine technology has evolved over the years, especially since the introduction of selective catalytic reduction [SCR]. The SCR system allows for more efficient combustion, a

Wix Filters showcases heavy-duty product line in latest fuel maintenance initiative

With a 75-year history and foundation in the over-the-road market, Wix Filters is featuring its heavy-duty product line in a comprehensive fuel maintenance initiative. Given its range of heavy-duty customers, from small- and medium-sized fleets to light-duty larger vehicles, Wix saw a need to create a more expansive product line aimed at making these customers’