How often should it be replaced?
Per the manufacturer, there is no set time frame for replacement. All depends on usage and conditions of use.
What are the dimensions of this inline fuel filter?
The length is approx 3" and the OD at it's widest is approx 1-1/4".
I was using this filter for years on a O-200. now we have two Rotax (one 912S and one 914 Turbo) on our planes. Rotax has a service buletin about such filters and theyr weakness on elevated temperatures. The mention a material (or quality) of PA6, witch is now forbidden in all aviation application (experimental, UL as well as certified).
- What kind of material is this filter made?
- What range of ambient temperature are ok?
The filter is made of polyethylene terephalate (E-85 Compatible) and sintered porous bronze. Thermal properties for the PET are: heat deflection @ 175* F, Melting point @ 490* F, applicable temp range for thermal expansion @ 50*-250* F, max serving temp for long term @ 230* F.
Is this inline fuel filter TSOd for certified use?
No, this filter is intended for use in experimental aircraft only.