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Maintenance Oil mist removal


Advantages of maintenance

Regular maintenance is crucial to ensure the optimal performance and lifespan of your oil mist extraction systems. Proper upkeep also helps to prevent issues such as reduced airflow and filter clogs, which can result in system failures and unsafe working conditions.

Advantages of maintenance

  • Improved safety
  • Minimal downtime
  • Lower long-term costs 
  • Less absence

Maintenance Checklist

The maintenance activities listed to the right are recommended to be carried out every 6 months, although the indicated maintenance intervals may vary depending on specific working and ambient conditions. For exact instructions, please refer to the product manual.

Remember, safety comes first, and it's essential to wear a face mask and protective gloves during maintenance. The following maintenance activities can be done by the user.

Regular maintenance is crucial to keep the oil mist application running smoothly, with minimum issues. To ensure this, the product needs some simple maintenance activities. In this section, we'll outline the periodic maintenance activities required.

Periodic maintenance

  1. Check all filters for damage. Replace if necessary.
  2. Clean the HydroFilter; refer to filter cleaning section on this page.
  3. Clean the aluminium prefilter; refer to filter cleaning section on this page.
  4. Clean the inside of the air inlet module.
  5. Check the connections of the air tubes inside filter modules. Repair if necessary.
  6. Perform a general mechanical check of the housing, including sealing.

Oil container

Proper maintenance of the oil container is necessary to avoid any hazardous situations. In this section, we'll discuss the precautions and steps that need to be taken while emptying the container.

How to empty an oil container?

  • Wear a face mask and protective gloves.
  • Remove the oil container and close it with the supplied cap.
  • Prevent oil from dripping out of the filter unit on the floor.
  • Empty the container and put it back in place.

Filter cleaning

Cleaning the filters is important to ensure their longevity and prevent contamination. In this section, we'll discuss the process of cleaning the HydroFilter and the aluminium mesh filter. It’s recommended to clean these filters every 6 months.

How to clean a filter?

  • Open the door of the lower filter module.
  • Remove the mesh filter and the HydroFilter.
  • Clean the filters with industrial detergent, e.g. Plymovent EFC
  • Install the filters in reverse order and close the filter module.

Filter replacement

Filters are an essential part of the oil mist application, and their replacement is necessary to ensure optimal functioning. Differential pressure gauges on each filter module indicate when you must replace the filters. In this section, we'll go through the different types of filters and when their replacement is required.

Note: The indicated maintenance intervals may vary depending on the specific working and ambient conditions. It is recommended to thoroughly inspect the complete product once every year beside the indicated periodic maintenance. For this purpose, contact your supplier.

How to replace a filter?

  • Wear a face mask and protective gloves.
  • Turn off the connected or integrated extraction system before filter replacement.
  • Open the door of the filter module in question.
  • Pull the straps to unlock the filter.
  • Remove the filter and dispose of it according to state or local regulations.
  • Clean the inside of the filter housing.
  • Install a new filter and push the strap bars to lock it.
  • Close and lock the door.

Contact us

For more information on how to maintain your Plymovent oil mist removal system or to schedule maintenance, please contact our technical support team. Our experienced team will work with you to find the best solutions for your work place's unique requirements.

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