Get fast, accurate information about the condition of your equipment, recommendations for maintenance, and improved operation with Metso systematic filtration inspections in mining.

Inspections & recommendations to optimize performance & help you reach your sustainability targets

Higher filter availability


Detect issues before they cause equipment failure

Reduced maintenance costs


Efficient planning and maintenance strategy & create KPIs


Increased production


Optimize performance & processes

Preventive maintenance & proactive repairs


Conduct repairs & maintenance before failures & downtime occur 

  • Reduced downtime
  • Extended filter lifetime
  • Increased reliability
  • Improved safety/sustainability
  • Better visibility of maintenance requirements
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Filter visuals and vitals


A quick way to understand your filters overall condition for peace of mind

The downtime required is 1/2 shift, total inspection time 1 shift done 1-2 times per year.  The inspection is performed during operation with quick shutdown stops.

  • OEM visual inspection of the filter, mainly during operation
  • Catch safety hazards, overall filtration results, maintenance intervals, leakages, and hydraulic pressures
  • Performed over 1 shift with filter running and includes short stoppages
  • Historical data helps predict filter component performance over time
  • Detailed future inspections recommended if needed

* Components and tasks may vary depending on the type of filter

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Filtration inspection package 2

Filtration mechanical verification


Maximized filter availability through a more detailed inspection with additional adjustments and services

The downtime required is 1 shift, total inspection time takes 2 shifts, conducted once a year.  Full mechanical inspection with filter operating and shutdown. Approximate inspection time allocated to 1 shift with filter running and 1 shift with filter shutdown. Includes the Filter Visuals and Vitals inspection as well as:

  • OEM inspection with guards and covers removed
  • Plate pack inspection
  • Additional tests, measurements, and services
  • Mechanical adjustments as required

* Components and tasks may vary depending on the type of filter

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Maximized filter performance and equipment longevity

The downtime required is 3-5 shifts, conducted once every 2-3 years. Full visual, vitals, and mechanical inspections. Additional services are:

  • Hydraulic unit: condition inspection, pump calibration, functionality and leak check, valve adjustment, oil cooler and accumulator check
  • Hydraulic field circuit: cylinder functionality and leakage check, valve adjustment, and functionality check
  • Reservoir cleaning and field circuit flushing
  • Reporting including measurements report and action recommendations
  • Modernization and upgrade recommendations
  • Spare part audit and availability check

* Components and tasks may vary depending on the type of filter

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Remote monitoring, a sustainable approach

Include remote monitoring and support to your inspection package to circumvent field visits to increase uptime and save costs and travel-related emissions.

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