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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’

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