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The Proof Behind Cat® filters and fluids

Cat® filters and fluids really are different. And there’s proof to back it up. It starts with extensive testing versus competitors, where results do the talking. Those results become real with our customers. From healthier components to more uptime, hear how they see the difference. Then, check out the lab tests and studies below.



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When it comes to saving time and money, there’s no time like the present. Get started by checking out filters and fluids today.

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Cat Filters and Fluids | Take a Closer Look Overview

"If you have a machine equipped with a No Name filter, the maintenance intervals are shorter compared to a Cat filter."

– Petr Schmidt, Foreman, P-D Group Germany




Real Quality. Real Talk.




In One Word

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Filters & Fluids | In One Word

"We've got extended run times on everything. Machines that are coming due by the book for a turbo replacement in 6,000 hours... we're getting 8,000 hours out of our sampling logs."

– Chris Johnson, Equipment Manager, Kaw Valley Companies



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Why Every Key Feature Matters for You

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How Design Benefits Go Beyond Meeting Specs

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Picture More Protection

Magnified view of injector valve seat damage:
Injector Valve Damage Comparison - Cat
Injector Valve Damage Comparison - Cat
Injector Valve Damage Comparison - Baldwin
Injector Valve Damage Comparison - Baldwin
Injector Valve Damage Comparison - WIX
Injector Valve Damage Comparison - WIX

This performance study proved Cat filters can increase injector life by 45%.

"I look at the designs... I know how we run the performance of these and I know these are above and beyond what the industry would use."

- Hind Abi-Akar, Fluids Expert, Cat fluids

Cat Fluids | Piston Pump Test
Cat Fluids | Piston Pump Test
So what's happening here?

This destructive piston pump test shows Cat HYDOTM Advanced in great condition after 200 hours, and the industry standard which failed at 178 hours.



Take a Closer Look at Cat Filters

Whether manufacturers or customers, any filter expert knows how to compare Cat filters with the rest. “Just cut it open.” Since you probably don’t have one next to your phone or computer, we broke down what you would see and why it matters. Check out the unique design features, industry-leading test results and how they can extend injector life by up to 45%. 

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Take a Closer Look at Cat Fluids

Here’s the thing. It’s harder to see the difference between Cat fluids and inferior fluids. You can look at molecule diagrams or talk sheer stability and oxidation resistance. But let’s focus on what matters most. Cat fluids impact your operation’s bottom line. Check out lab test comparisons, customer studies and how advanced fluids could mean one oil change instead of three.

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Here's Why "System Design" Matters to You.

Different by Design



Cat Filters and Fluids Work Together To Save You Money

When you think of Cat equipment, you think of top performance. That performance is maximized with Cat filters and fluids — a key piece to system design. See how you can save money with better protection and extended maintenance intervals. 


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Plan on Peace of mind with filters and fluids in a CVA

Cat Customer Value Agreements (CVAs) are the easiest way to get Cat filters and fluids — delivered right to you, right on time for maintenance. CVAs also offer an Equipment Protection Plan and key machine insights right on your phone. It’s a one-stop solution to keep your machine easy to own and ready to work. That’s a CVA. 

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