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What Is A Filter Cart System?

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A Filter Cart System is a stand-alone unit that operates independent of the main hydraulic system.

They are often referred to as an offline filtration or kidney loop systems.

Filter Cart Systems have many application points within a plant or factory:

  • Filtering incoming hydraulic fluids prior to adding to bulk storage
  • Transfer and Filtering of fluids before adding to a hydraulic reservoir
  • Supplement current filtration already in the system
  • Roll-off cleanliness – cleaning a reservoir on a piece of equipment prior to shipment


Schroeder Industries Filter Cart Systems

Our filter carts are equipped with high efficiency filter elements to remove solid particulates and/or free water quickly and efficiently.

We offer this in either single (one filter) or staged filtration (two filter) configurations.

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Our systems range from simple filtration carts (hose to reservoir, powered on, processed through a filter) to our SMART carts (diagnostic and SMART controlled components in addition to the standard filter cart process mentioned above).

These include contamination monitoring units such as our CS1220, AS1008 and sensor interfaces for data logging and data transfer.

Various flow rates are available depending on model code selected.

Kidney loop systems can also be designed for a particular application.


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Whether your machine is new or many years old, the cleaner the hydraulic fluid, the better the operating condition.

We know that contamination is a leading cause of hydraulic repairs and replacements. Clean fluid is critical to proper system operation.

In hydraulic systems, 70 to 90% of wear and failure is contamination related. Issues such as defects, misuse or age can be traced to only 10 to 30% percent of failures.

Unfortunately, Contamination cannot be stopped. However, with Schroeder technology, it can be slowed down!


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  • Supplementing continuous filtration by system filters
  • Cleaning up a hydraulic system following component replacement
  • Filtering new fluid before it is put into service
  • Transferring fluid from storage tanks and drums to system reservoirs


Schroeder Industries offers up to 10 different types of carts.

All of these carts offer the accessibility to mobile use. The mobility allows for easy portability and takes up less storage space.

System efficiency can drop by up to 20% before an operator even detects a problem. This can appear as cylinder drift, jerky steering, erratic operation or slower performance. Overall, contamination results in shorter service intervals, higher operating costs and lost productivity.

A major portion of particulate contamination can be effectively and efficiently removed by using our Fluid Condition Monitoring filtration equipment. This can lead to potentially saving a company production costs in the future.

The result will be improved fluid condition and consequently extended life expectancy of fluid and equipment resulting in significant cost savings.

Fluid cleanliness is a top priority for Schroeder Industries and our filter carts can achieve that.


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