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Cummins Filtration Fleetguard FF5782 Fuel Filter
March 22, 2012

Cummins Filtration has released its Fleetguard(R) FF5782 fuel filter with nanotechnology-based filtration media. The first of its kind for fuel filtration, the FF5782 was developed specifically to meet the high-performance demands of Cummins QSK high-horsepower engines. Trapping 98.7 percent of all particles as small as 4 microns (12 times smaller than the smallest particle visible to the human eye), the FF5782 exhibits 13 times greater retention of particles during fuel surge and engine vibration than its closest competitor. Fuel surge results from the fluctuation of fuel flow due to the increase and decrease in the engine output. Focused on reducing injector failure by removing harmful particles and by delivering fuel that meets Fuel Injection Equipment (FIE) manufacturers’ suggested ISO 12/9/6 cleanliness level, engines equipped with the FF5782 fuel filter showed no signs of injector wear after more than 190 hours of testing.