World Class Filtration Solutions

Aerospace and Defence

World Class Filtration Solutions

Aerospace and Defence

Porvair Filtration Group has vast experience in development, design, certification and project management in the aerospace industry using AutoCAD® packages and finite element stress analysis.

We have a cellular production layout covering key operations in the manufacture of our products, including assembly and test, filter cartridge assembly, machining, welding and chemical processing. We also provide a service for manufacture to customer's designs and specifications.

Porvair designs and manufactures specialist filtration components and assemblies to meet the challenges of the aerospace and defence industries for contamination control for the following applications:

  • Hydraulics
  • Lubrication
  • Coolants
  • Fuel
  • Avionics and environmental control
  • Air and acoustics.

 Our list of products include:

  • Pleated filter elements
  • Filter manifolds
  • Air filtration modules
  • In-line and last chance filters
  • Differential pressure indicators
  • Fuel tank inerting filters
  • Ozone and volatile organic compound (VOC) removal filters
  • Filtration accessories
  • Bypass and relief valves
  • Filter kits
  • Strainers and screens.

Our products provide effective filtration within aircraft and military equipment is vital to ensure that all systems are free from contaminants and to guarantee safety, long service life, reliability and cost effective operation in the most demanding conditions.

Our filters protect vital sub-systems in aircraft, helicopters, military vehicles, missiles and spacecrafts and are used for processes such as fuel management, power generation and environment control. Our filters are suitable for the following applications:

  • Primary and secondary flight controls
    Filtering hydraulic fluids used to operate mechanisms that control the direction of an aircraft during flight, landing and take-off conditions.
  • Fuel management
    Used within fuel control and fuel pump metering, as well as a range of fuel system hierarchal filtration components.
  • Fuel tank inerting
    Providing filtration for engine bleed air, removing fluidic and particulate contamination to a sub-micronic level.
  • Power generation
    Used in auxiliary power and ground power units plus generators and starter generators.
  • Air intakes
    For filtering large volumes of particulate in highly contaminated environments.
  • Environment control
    Air supply, thermal control and cabin pressurisation.
  • Potable water systems
    Used on aircraft for passengers and crew, as well as transport from source.
  • Avionics and supplementary cooling
    Removing particulate from coolant systems such as power electrons, cargo bay air conditioning and galley coolant systems.

Porvair Filtration Group is certified to AS9100D / ISO9001:2015 Approved Quality Management System Rev D, AS9100 and EASA Part 21 Subpart G.



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Unit 1
Glenmore Business Centre
Range Road
OX29 0AA

Phone: +44 (0)1865 774500

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