Advanced Bypass Filtration

 “Here is some of the most relevant research we did in developing our parallel-flow advanced oil filtration systems.  Please note that the term “bypass” is used in many of the articles.  Since our systems represent a new approach, we chose to label the technology as ‘advanced filtration’ In order to differentiate it from legacy and other similar systems.”

This link explains everything necessary to learn about the problems with improper used oil/filter disposal

A Partial List of Annotated Articles

Correlating Lube Oil Filtration Efficiencies with Engine Wear.   SAE Truck and Bus Meeting and Exposition (Technical Paper 881825). D. R. Staley,1988.

This seminal article summarizes testing (by General Motors) on a heavy duty diesel engine and an automotive gasoline engine.  Study found that the level of filtration in an engine has a significant impact on wear rates due to abrasive particles. The results were consistent between the vehicles.


Clean Oil Reduces Engine Fuel Consumption.   Jim Fitch,  Machinery Lubrication:  Noria 2002

Fitch makes the case for the importance of clean oil for controlling wear, reducing fuel consumption and emissions, and also for correctly measuring it.


By-Pass Oil Filtration.   An article posted on the Blackstone Lab site

“After having run many tens of thousands of diesel engine oil samples, it is our opinion that a by-pass oil filtration system is one of the most important factors in extending oil drains. If you are interested in extended oil drains, we suggest you investigate adding this type of system to your engine.”


Advantages of Bypass Filters.  Machinery Lubrication. Noria

Discusses advantages of bypass filtration in a few paragraphs. Increasing total volume of oil makes more additives available to dilute the concentration of contaminants. Increased oil volume also provides additional cooling.

A Fleet Manager's Survival Guide for Doing More with Less.   Sean Lyden, January 2012, Work Truck Magazine.

Today’s fleet managers have fewer resources and greater demands on their time, staff, and vehicles. Surviving these tough times includes managing stress and looking for the “upside” to the down economy. This article provides a number of helpful pointers.


Understanding Engine Oil Bypass Filtration.   Jeremy Wright. Machinery Lubrication, Noria. August, 2012.

A simple primer on oil bypass filtration and its value.


U .S. Department of Energy - FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Program: Oil Bypass Filter Technology Evaluation Final Report. Larry Zirker, James Francfort, Jordan Fielding. Idaho National Laboratory

This Oil Bypass Filter Technology Evaluation final report documents the feasibility of using oil bypass filters during a 3-year test period. The INL found that oil bypass filter systems have a positive payback.


A Comprehensive Technical Handbook on Motor Oil, Lubrication and Filtration.   Authored by: Dave Mann, Lubrication Specialist and Truck/Automotive Engineer

A motor oil and filtration book. Easy read. Case: a Ford F350 Power Stroke Diesel truck accumulated 68,611 miles without an oil change using by-pass filtration and synthetic oil. The bypass system saved about $2000.00, not including the increased fuel economy and performance improvements, and also found less internal wear than a comparable engine using petroleum oil and standard full flow filtration, changed every 3000 miles.


Lubrication - Maintenance Cost or Opportunity?   Mark Barnes, Machinery Lubrication. Noria Corporation

Lubrication excellence is a good investment. This article discusses how to talk with management about how this is not just another overhead cost, but that there is value to improve lubrication routines on equipment and productivity.