Pleated Filter Bags offer retention rates from 1-50 µm.

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With pleated construction that maximizes filter area, MAX-LOAD reduces number of changeouts and thereby minimizes associated maintenance and downtime while also increasing operator safety. Polypropylene or polyester extended-life needle felt construction features surface treatment that helps prevent fiber particle migration and contamination of filtrate. Also, SENTINEL® seal ring provides flexible, chemical-resistant seal that ensures bypass-free sealing.

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Customers Increase Safety and Reduce Operating Costs with Eaton's New, Greater Retention MAX-LOAD Pleated Filter Bags

TINTON FALLS, N.J. – Power management company Eaton addresses top concerns of industrial filtration users: safety and operating costs. Eaton’s new MAX-LOAD pleated filter bags help reduce maintenance, downtime and related costs while increasing operator safety by reducing the number of filter bag changeouts. This is due to the bag’s new pleated construction, which has four times more filter area than non-pleated bags. The new design significantly increases the dirt-holding capacity of the MAX-LOAD filter bag by up to ten times more than a similarly sized standard needle felt filter bag.

“Operating costs are significantly influenced by the lifetime and capacity of the filter media used, “ said Mary Jo Surges, vice-president and general manager of the Filtration Business. “Our commitment to the needs of our customers and continuous improvement led us to developing the next generation of high-performance filter bags.”

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The MAX-LOAD pleated filter bags are manufactured from nominal rated polypropylene or polyester extended-life needle felt with a proprietary surface treatment that is obtained by glazing the surface and melting fibers together to form a tight and secure matrix. This helps prevent fiber particle migration and contamination of the filtrate. In addition, its patented SENTINEL® seal ring provides a highly flexible seal resistant to chemicals and ensures bypass-free sealing.

MAX-LOAD filter bags are available in sizes 01 and 02 with retention rates from 1 to 50 µm and fit into all Eaton standard bag filter housings. To get the best combination of quality and performance, Eaton recommends using the pleated filter bags for heavy-duty applications in the premium high-volume MAXILINETM multi-bag filter housings or premium high-performance TOPLINETM single bag filter housings.

Eaton’s Filtration Division is a leader in liquid filtration that can help companies improve product quality, increase manufacturing efficiency, protect employees and equipment, and help achieve sustainability goals. Eaton employees around the world make a difference for their customers by creating an exceptional customer experience, solving problems with application expertise and developing innovative filtration solutions. Eaton’s filtration products are manufactured and sold worldwide. For more information, visit

Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 103,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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