Upchurch Scientific / IDEX Filters offer an optimal way to filter your solvents, preventing pump cavitation and system damage. We offer different style filters for specific system specifications. These filters protect your system from particulate matter from the solvent that may otherwise damage expensive hardware. It is good practice to filter your solvents to prevent pump damage Filters provide that protection. Because filters should be changed periodically, we make it easy to replace them without tools. For those filters using a plastic fitting, the tubing can be reconnected by finger tightening the fitting into the new filter. The filters with stems allow easy insertion into the inlet tubing.