Pareto Point industries Patent Application for Parallel-Flow Oil Bypass Filtration Approved by the US Patent Office - A major innovation in bypass filtration and the first to deploy parallel-flow technology

Pareto Point industries Patent Application for Parallel-Flow Oil Bypass Filtration Approved by the US Patent Office - A major innovation in bypass filtration and the first to deploy parallel-flow technology

San Pedro, CA. November 12, 2014.

Pareto Point Industries, Inc. (PPI), a manufacturing company, owned by a minority and a veteran entrepreneur, received notice that their latest patent has been accepted by the US Patent Office. The new technology, parallel-flow oil bypass filtration (PBF) for oil and hydraulic fluid filtration, has attracted continuously growing attention during the patent pending stage.

PBF diverts a small amount of oil, taken from the pump before it enters the full-flow filter, into a bypass filter where the oil is super-cleaned. Using differential pressure, the cleaned oil is returned to the flow emerging from the spin-on full-flow filter and sent directly into the engine gallery. This reduces the energy required of legacy and other bypass filtration approaches. Also, the simple design enables PBF Kit to be installed in only a few minutes, with no engine modification required. A PBF Kit for canister-equipped engines is near completion.

Finely cleaned motor oil significantly reduces engine wear, optimizing engine performance, improving mileage, deferring service intervals, and providing a number of environmental benefits. Fuel, labor, and inventory savings can bring a payback of about 8-10 months. For a fleet vehicle travelling 14,000 miles per year, getting 18 mpg, and with fuel at $4/gallon, this is about a ten times return on the investment.

According to PPI President Adan Reinosa, P.E., “During the testing and patent pending period, we have attracted not only customers in our core area, the automotive aftermarket, but have also gained the attraction of major filter OEMs. One, The Donaldson Company, is currently exploring the technology for hydraulic and other fluid applications as well as for larger ICE equipped vehicles. We have conducted several tests with Donaldson and the future looks great.” 

PBF has been winning rewards and recognition. Bob Hammer, Ph.D., PPI’s CEO says “While in the process of validating PBF, we received awards from SEMA, a world class aftermarket trade association, from the National CleanTech Open, from PortTechLA, and from a number of magazines, including Off-Road and Diesel World. We also received kudos after installation from a large number of our initial customers. Oil sampling, in many cases, was even better than predicted. We are now looking to bring this technology to a wide variety of applications, including small, medium, and even large duty engines and stationary sources, such as generators; to hydraulics, and a few others we will announce as they launch. We are very excited that what was initially a rather small, singular application has so many legs.”

PPI would like to take this opportunity to also thank the many early adopters, technical editors, judges and other subject matter experts, other consultants, and our potential new partners and customers. We look forward to serving all of you by continuing to bringing you high quality products that save you time and money and also have a positive impact on the environment.

For more information, contact Bob Hammer, PH.D., CEO, at 323 726-2199 / info@paretopoint.com