Separ 2000 FAQ’s

How do I put on the handle for a duplex filter?

To put the handle on the first time, make sure the bar is in the neutral position. The valve handle must be parallel to the filters when installed.

How much torque do I use when tightening filter screws?

The table below specifies the recommended torque values for the filter assembly.

 

Filter Torque Values (in lbs / Nm)
Bowl Retainer Ring Lid Plug  Bedia Sensor  Bleed Screw
SWK-2000/5 53 in lbs
6 Nm
53 in lbs
6 Nm
88 in lbs
10 Nm
N/A 53 in lbs
6 Nm
SWK-2000/5/50 53 in lbs
6 Nm
53 in lbs
6 Nm
88 in lbs
10 Nm
N/A 53 in lbs
6 Nm
SWK-2000/10 70 in lbs
8 Nm
70 in lbs
8 Nm
88 in lbs
10 Nm
 88 in lbs
10 Nm
53 in lbs
6 Nm
SWK-2000/18 106 in lbs
12 Nm
106 in lbs
12 Nm
132 lbs
15 Nm
 88 in lbs
10 Nm
 53 in lbs
6 Nm
SWK-2000/40 115 in lbs
13 Nm
132 in lbs
15 Nm
132 lbs
15 Nm
 88 in lbs
10 Nm
53 in lbs
6 Nm
SWK-2000/130 ca. 177 in lbs
ca. 20 Nm
ca. 177 in lbs
ca. 20 Nm
N/A 88 in lbs
10 Nm
 N/A
How should I lift the SWK 2000-130?

Use the eyelet screws to attach a chain that can then be attached to a lift. NEVER pick up by the handle as it will break.

What is the correct way to tighten a Separ lid?

Ensure to tighten screws evenly in the sequence shown.

 

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A Separ lid, when tightened, will appear to have a space. DO NOT over tighten as this will crack the lid.

sep_faq_200018_housinglidgapYou only need to use 3-5 lbs of torque to tighten correctly. If it is still leaking, replace the gasket.

What is the correct way to tighten the bowl screws?

Ensure to tighten screws evenly in the sequence shown.

 

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Which element do I need?

On the front of the filter housing is a white and blue label. This shows model number and part number for the replacement element. If the label is not visible or your filter does not have one, you can click on the models and spec button of this website and click on the appropriate sized filter to find out which element you need.

Why did the yellow tab break off?

Make sure to push the drain valve down and turn to the left. Otherwise, you will break off the yellow tab when tightening.

How do I clean the clear bowl?

NEVER clean the clear bowl with Windex or any type of cleaner with chemicals. The bowl will spider crack once you add the diesel fuel back in. You can only use non-chemical products (i.e., Simply Green, et al.) or we also suggest cleaning it with diesel fuel.

What is the water holding capacity of the Separ Filter?

The table below specifies the water holding capacity up to the contacts of the filter bowl.

 

Filter Water Capacity
Cubic
Centimeters
(ccm)
Liters
(L)
Ounces
(oz)
SWK-2000/5 75 0.075 2.54
SWK-2000/5/50 75 0.075 2.54
SWK-2000/10 125 0.125 4.23
SWK-2000/18 250 0.25 8.45
SWK-2000/40 1,260 1.26 42.61
SWK-2000/130 8,800 8.8 297.56
What’s the difference between single water contacts and double water contacts?

If you only have a single filter, then you need to buy the Single Water Contacts.

 

sep_faq_watercontacts_singlefilterIf you have a duplex filter, then one filter uses a set of Single Water Contacts and the second filter uses a set of Double Water Contacts.

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