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Purflux - Purflux oilf filter

Hi All

How long can I keep a Purflux oil filter before it starts to deteriorate?

I have 10 in stock for my car, as Purflux stopped selling them 5 years ago.

Thanks for your help. Gilles

Asked on 25 October 2018 by the.bloke

1 answer

edlithgow    on 24 February 2019

Don't know, but I'd think you could essentially stop it deteriorating by pre-oiling it.

Its likely deterioration will be by oxidation and possibly acid hydrolysis of the paper, assuming its kept dry.

Filling the filters with oil will largely exclude oxygen, and the buffering of the oil should neutralise any acid.

If you keep them in a sealed container the oil shouldn't oxidise much either.

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