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Ducati Corse MotoGP and Magnom magnetic filtration

The Ducati MotoGP team ‘Ducati Corse’ have been using Magnom magnetic filtration for almost a decade now.

Following a meeting some years ago now between the Magnom team and the man himself ‘Claudio Domenicali’, head of Ducati Corse (Racing) at the time, now CEO of Ducati.
It was decided that a unique development of the Magnom magnetic filtration technology was to be developed for inclusion in the engine of the Ducati Corse MotoGP bikes.

The Magnom magnetic technology was especially developed for inclusion in the lubrication oil pick up pipe, in the sump of the Moto GP V 4 engines.

The objective was to remove any aggressive particulate from entering the power units main oil pump (without restriction to critical oil flow, a unique aspect of the Magnom technology), thus maximising the volumetric efficiency of the pump for the maximum possible time, and protecting the system as a whole from premature failure, caused by these contaminants.

i.e. Wear reduction, Longer service life, Extend component life, Extend oil life, Improve system performance as a whole.

This was initially driven by new rules in MotoGP,

Teams were to have a very limited number of engines for both qualifying and practice, so maximising the life and performance from this limited number of power units was indeed critical.
Protecting the systems critical components is obviously a major factor in achieving this.

Ducati motoGP engines have developed an unprecedented reputation for their power advantages and reliability during the period of use of the Magnom magnetic filter technology.

Magnom and Ducati have formed a strong relationship over the years, thanks in part to the advantages of using this unique technology.

Magnom magnetic filter techology can remove the most aggressive and problematic contaminant (Fe.. Iron/steel, ferritic materials), down to 0.07 of a micron, without restriction to fluid flow (EVEN WHEN FULL OF CONTAMINANTS) and once removed, trap them out of the fluid flow, avoiding wash-off and reintroduction to critical systems.

Magnom Magnetic Filtration… ‘the product of choice’

for

High end Motorsports and the Hydraulic and Lubrication Industry world wide!

Magnom magnetic filtration with Red Bull F1 team

Magnom Corp were approached by Red Bull F1 in Milton Keynes, to provide a filtration/separation solution for their F1 engine and transmission Dynomometer Test bed,

This equipment is used to run-in and evaluate F1 power units, prior to use on the worlds F1 race tracks.

This represents a very tough environment for any equipment, as the systems are run to their maximum, time after time.
It is essential that the fluids supplying the Dyno and Power-units are kept free from damaging debris, which can be generated as the equipment is run to its maximum, to ascertain and ensure the capability of the F1 engines and transmissions on test.

The units of choice for this application was the Magnom Midi product,

Magnom Midi, Magnetic Filtration Unit, 

http://magnom.com/magnom-products/mini-midi-max-range/

This product represents a low cost and versatile units, that has seen use on a wide variety of applications… including hydraulic and lubrication systems, to fuel and water applications .

Datasheet:– http://www.magnom.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Mini-Midi-Max-Datasheet.pdf

The Midi, Mini & Max product line is often employed by industry for the protection of critical systems, such as test cells, run-in test beds, as well as employed directly on the products them selves, in such  applications as transmissions, fuels & Hydraulics.

When Fe (steel & Iron) is generated within a system, it is generally less than 10 micron in size, which enables this super sharp & super hard debris to pass straight through conventional filtration, and is thus re-circulate around the system, again and again causing further wear and damage… to the point of failure.

Magnom is the patented common sense solution to this issue, and is becoming more and more recognised as such by industry generally and in very high performance applications.

Magnom… The simple and Obvious Solution!

Magnom magnetic Filtration In Mercedes F1 Engine Production

When Mercedes F1 Racing engines wanted to ensure they produced the highest quality components and engines for F1 teams…

They decided to use Magnom Magnetic filtration technology to supper clean their production process fluids.

Mercedes AMG F1 engine designd & production in ‎Brixworth‎, Northamptonshire, UK.

This was to ensure that damaging micro-fine particles were not recirculated around critical production processes, causing tolerance issues and damage to super high specification F1 engine components.

Components such as camshafts valued at $15,000 each were being rejected as a result of 1 micron surface scratches.

Conventional filtration products could not clean the production systems to the exacting degree required at Mercedes AMG F1 engine design, development and production in ‎Brixworth‎, Northamptonshire UK.

Magnom provided the solution to the short-falls of mesh/media/interception filters.

A successful team…

It was the Magnom MPU (Magnom Production Units) that resolved the issues.

http://magnom.com/magnom-products/mpu-multi-round-process-units/

These production products can handle the equivalent of 4” diameter flow, hold up to 4 Kg of contaminants between servicing, without restricting the flow of system fluids, while removing contaminants as small as 0.07 micron.

The winning formula!

Magnom magnetic filtration has proven its self in production and dynamic environments time after time, delivering cost V value benefits in numerous production applications world wide…
From honing operations in Ford road cars USA to this Mercedes F1 production operation in the UK.

Magom Multi-Round & MPU

Process products

 

Magnetic Filtration & Ferrari F1 / Formula 1

Magnom magnetic filtration entered F1 with Ferrari back in 2004
Following exhaustive testing, a development of this innovative magnetic filtration was fitted to the F1 cars of Michel Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello, for the first race of the season in Australia…

The two Ferrari drivers finished 1 & 2 and Michel Schumacher went on to win the world title, for the first time using Magnom Technology in the Ferrari F1 car.

It being so important to harness new technology, from the outset…Ferrari insisted on exclusivity for the new Magnom technology for a minimum of 5 years.

The Magnom magnetic filtration was fitted to the Ferrari F1 cars power units, and uniquely, was fitted ‘pre-pump’ for the first time, protecting the oil pump its self as well as the system as a whole.

Ongoing evaluation and metallurgy analysis proved the value of the Magnom magnetic technology to the team.

Ferrari also congratulated the Magnom team, saying “Congratulations in winning your first F1 Grand Prix &F1  constructors title with the team first time out” a long term relationship followed, with a number of development iterations of the innovative Magnom technology being used by Ferrari each season.

This was to be the start of a number of F1 relationships over the years, and has resulted in the lessons learned from developments in F1, to Magnom evolving their designs to optimise their products performance in hydraulic and lubrication applications, and has seen development of the first and only bi-directional hi-pressure in-line filtration in the world, which is now being used by numerous OEM’s such as JCB

 http://magnom.com/magnom-products/circuit-protection-units/

With their presence in high performance motor sport, Magnom has gone from strength to strength, Proving the value of their technology in a wide variety of applications world wide.