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Oil filter maintenance do’s and don’ts

After talking with our cast of oil filter experts, including: Russ Bretell, training and technical sales manager for Cummins Filtration; John Gaither, director of heavy-duty design engineering for Luber-finer; Edward Covington, vice president of global quality for Wix Filters; and Veli Kalayci, manager of engine liquid products for Donaldson, we compiled the biggest “do’s and don’ts”

Wix Filters offer water absorbers, test kits for diesel systems

Wix Filters is offering mobile and stationary water absorbers and test kits for diesel and gasoline systems. “These new offerings further strengthen Wix’s position as a global leader of filtration solutions,” said Edward Covington, vice president of global quality for Wix Filters. “We continuously seek out opportunities to solve our customers’ challenges and these products

Wix announces new national sales team structure

Wix Filters announced a new structure to it national sales team designed to better position the company to meet its strategic and sales goals, according to the company. “When a company innovates and grows, it has to make sure its internal structure is keeping up with those advancements,” said Jeff Blocher, vice president of sales

Wix Filters introduces proactive molecular hydraulic oil water absorber

Wix Filters introduced a new tool for removing all forms of water in hydraulic oils—the proactive molecular hydraulic oil water absorber. According to the company, Wix’s hydraulic oil water absorber offers ongoing protection by removing all forms of water—bound, free and emulsified—in all hydraulic oils. The new product also neutralizes acids that cause metal surface

Focusing on application efficiency

There’s no shortage of equipment, products, services and solutions in the truck industry—from tractor and trailer offerings to maintenance services and telematics. The more truck operation data we crunch, even seemingly simple maintenance practices like establishing the proper filter change intervals presents the challenge of finding the sweet spot between product efficiency and longevity. While

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Wix Filters celebrates its 75th anniversary

Wix Filters celebrated its 75th anniversary with a Founder’s Day event in Gaston, N.C., highlighted by a $7,500 donation to Gaston County Schools and a marketing program focused on customer engagement. The event, which also included proclamations from federal, state and local officials, a luncheon for Wix’s community partners and employees, and a visit by

Clearing the (engine) air: Getting the most of your engine air filters

Proper engine air filtration helps engines perform at their best. When it comes to air filter servicing frequency, Steve Carter, air applications engineering manager for Donaldson notes, “Change your filter when your restriction measurement device tells you to do so. An air filter should be serviced when the restriction indicator shows that the maximum allowable

Interpreting used oil analysis

“Think of oil analysis as a visit to your engine’s health care professional,” says Edward Covington, vice president, quality assurance at WIX Filters. “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

WIX Filters celebrates 75th anniversary

WIX Filters celebrated its 75th anniversary with a Founder’s Day event highlighted by a $7,500 donation to Gaston County Schools as a kick-off to the system’s annual school supply drive. The event also included proclamations from federal, state and local officials recognizing WIX’s spirit of innovation and rich tradition of excellence, a luncheon for WIX’s

Ten maintenance tips for heavy-duty engine coolant systems

More than half of heavy-duty engine failures are due to improper maintenance. The coolant system is responsible for removing approximately 30% of combustion heat of heavy-duty engines, while more than 53% of premature engine failures are due to improper maintenance, says Paul Bandoly, fleet manager Wix Filters. Proper understanding of coolant types and adherence to

Wix Filters ten maintenance tips
Cleaning heavy-duty air filters

Several questions should enter truck operators’ minds when selecting air filters for your trucks. According to Wix Filter engineers, it only takes 8 oz. of dirt to destroy a diesel engine. Those questions, as offered by Wix, should include: • The type of sealing gasket; a close look at the media or paper and the

Cleaing Heavy Duty Air Filters