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HENGST offers a complete range of high-tech filters and filter elements that satisfy the highest standards. You will find the matching solution for all your filtration needs, from hydraulic fluids and lubrication oils to industrial fluids and gases. Neilson Hydraulics is a HENGST UK distributor. At Neilson Hydraulics we stock and supply HENGST Inline Filters, Breathing Filters, Tank Mounted Filters, Duplex Filters/Inline Filters Switchable, Suction & Spin-On Filters and Filter Elements.


Hengst Filtration is a globally recognized leader in filtration solutions, particularly in the automotive, industrial, and hydraulic sectors. With a history spanning over six decades, Hengst has continually evolved its product line and technological capabilities to meet the ever-changing demands of its customers.


Overview of Hengst Filtration

History and Background

Hengst Filtration was founded in 1958 in Münster, Germany. Since then, the company has expanded its operations globally, establishing itself as a trusted partner for filtration solutions across various industries.

Product Portfolio:

  1. Automotive Filtration: Hengst provides a wide range of air, oil, fuel, and cabin air filters for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and off-road vehicles. These filters are designed to meet stringent performance requirements and ensure optimal engine performance and longevity.
  2. Industrial Filtration: Hengst offers filtration solutions for industrial applications, including filtration systems for compressors, generators, and heavy machinery. These filters help maintain the efficiency and reliability of industrial equipment by removing contaminants from fluids and gases.
  3. Hydraulic Filtration: Hengst specializes in hydraulic filtration solutions for various hydraulic systems, including mobile and stationary hydraulic systems used in construction, agriculture, mining, and manufacturing. These filters play a critical role in protecting hydraulic components from wear and damage caused by contaminants present in hydraulic fluids.
  4. Special Applications: Hengst also develops custom filtration solutions for special applications, catering to specific requirements and challenges faced by its customers in diverse industries.


Technologies and Innovations:

Hengst Filtration is known for its commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. The company invests in research and development to develop cutting-edge filtration technologies that deliver superior performance, efficiency, and reliability. Some of the key technologies employed by Hengst include:

  • Media Technology: Hengst utilizes advanced filter media engineered to capture and retain contaminants effectively while maintaining optimal flow rates and pressure differentials.
  • Filter Design: Hengst designs its filters with precision engineering to ensure proper fit, form, and function in various applications. The company focuses on optimizing filter geometry and construction to enhance filtration efficiency and service life.
  • Multi-stage Filtration: In hydraulic filtration, Hengst employs multi-stage filtration systems to remove contaminants of different sizes and types, ensuring comprehensive filtration and protection of hydraulic components.



Hydraulic Filtration Solutions from Hengst:

Hengst offers a comprehensive range of hydraulic filtration solutions tailored to meet the specific requirements of hydraulic systems in various industries. These solutions include:

  1. Hydraulic Filters: Hengst hydraulic filters are designed to remove particles, water, and other contaminants from hydraulic fluids to maintain the cleanliness and integrity of the hydraulic system. These filters are available in various configurations, including spin-on filters, cartridge filters, and inline filters, to suit different application needs.
  2. Filter Elements: Hengst produces high-quality filter elements made from premium filter media, ensuring efficient particle removal and extended service life. These filter elements are designed to fit seamlessly into Hengst filter housings and compatible filtration systems.
  3. Filter Housings and Assemblies: Hengst offers a range of filter housings and assemblies designed to accommodate its filter elements and provide reliable filtration performance in hydraulic systems. These housings are engineered for durability, ease of installation, and compatibility with industry-standard hydraulic connections and mounting options.
  4. Accessories and Service Components: In addition to filters and housings, Hengst provides a variety of accessories and service components, including filter indicators, bypass valves, and mounting hardware, to support the installation, operation, and maintenance of hydraulic filtration systems.



Hengst Filtration is a leading provider of filtration solutions, with a strong focus on hydraulic filtration for diverse industrial applications. With its extensive product portfolio, advanced technologies, and commitment to innovation, Hengst continues to meet the evolving needs of its customers worldwide, ensuring clean and reliable operation of hydraulic systems for optimal performance and efficiency.

For help with all your Hengst filtration requirements, please contact Neilson Hydraulics on 01709 821 002, email: sales@neilson-hydraulics.co.uk or visit: https://www.neilson-hydraulics.co.uk/