Aerospace - Dynamic Test Method for Determining the Relative Degree of Cleanliness of the Downstream Side of Filter Elements
This test method describes a procedure for determining the insoluble contamination level of the downstream side of filter elements. Results of this procedure represent the particulate released from the tested filter element under the prevailing conditions of the test. The results may be used for comparative evaluation of the effectiveness of various cleaning methods or the cleanliness of elements after cleaning or as received from manufacturers. The data obtained by this procedure do not necessarily indicate, qualitatively or quantitatively, the contamination which may be released by a filter element into a fluid during service use. Because of the wide variety of conditions which may exist in service applications, it is recommended that the user design and conduct his own particular service performance test. (See paragraph 10.1).