How big is a Micron?


Most fine filtration is measured in microns

Micrometer (micron) is a metric unit of measurement denoting one millionth of a meter. To give you some idea of how fine a micron is, consider that the smallest particle visible to the unaided human eye is about forty microns (you can see smaller particles through light diffraction).



Read More →


We all purchase pneumatic products and once installed we forget about the importance of clean air that makes equipment work properly. Proper maintenance on your filtration system will provide the required air cleanliness your equipment needs to operate on a daily basis.

To prevent malfunctions follow the steps in this video to perform proper maintenance on your filter machine packaging.

This video will walk you through each step on how to replace both the coalescing elements and the activated carbon elements found in your tsunami filtration packing. These maintenance procedures are required every six months.

Read More →
Shop over 1500+ GE Depth Cartridges at

Shop over 1500+ GE Depth Cartridges at

Similarities and differences between Hytrex, Purtrex and Ro.Save.Z GE Depth Cartridges:


  • 100% Polypropolene
  • Nominally rated micron
  • Depth Cartridges
  • Graded Density; The media catches larger particales from the outside and smaller particles as it reaches the core
  • No lubricants or anti-static agents
  • Front Facial Velocity; The speed that liquid enters the filter and goes to the core.
  • Filters from the outside in
  • Low Media Migration
  • Low pre-flush requirements
  • Meet Federal Standard Requirements
  • NSF Standard 42 certified
  • Consistant in quality
  • Thermoplastic
  • FDA Compliant


  • Hytrex contains more media than Purtrex for better efficiency.
  • Purtrex has a wider window of acceptability
  • RoSave Has a greater void volume to catch more particles
Read More →