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At present the trademark KNECHT belongs to the company MAHLE Aftermarket that owns such famous brands as: MAHLE Original, Metal Leve, Behr, Clevite Knecht. Under the brand KNECHT various kinds of automotive filters are made for the vehicles from the leading car-makers. This brand belongs to the high-end of the aftermarket.

KNECHT Background

The history of KNECHT brand dates back to 1899, when German manufacturer Adolf Knecht established a small iron and steel plant in Bad Cannstatt, Germany. In 1929 the plant began the mass production of fuel, oil and air filters. The firm manufacturing filters was called KNECHT Filterwerke.

The year of 1955 became the milestone for the company: KNECHT Filterwerke engineers were the first in Europe to use paper as a filtering element. Even nowadays such filters are equipped in vehicles. In 1972 KNECHT Filterwerke was acquired by the MAHLE FILTERSYSTEME Company that was a part of MAHLE Group and continued manufacturing filters for various car brands.

At present KNECHT plants can be found in Austria, Germany, France, Spain, Great Britain, the USA, the Philippines, Thailand, China, Brazil and other countries. The headquarters of the company is located in Stuttgart, Germany. The products from this brand are widely used by the car-makers of such famous brands as Audi, BMW, Mitsubishi, Alfa Romeo, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen.

You can always buy KNECHT car parts online at beneficial price in Buycarparts.co.uk store.

KNECHT Car parts

  • KNECHT oil filters are without any metal but using Micro-STAR® material – high-quality resin-impregnated fibres. They provide a high level of oil filtration (99.9%), resistant to extreme temperatures, moisture and chemical agents. Don’t block the oil flow, thus complies with the most up-to-date ecological requirements.
  • KNECHT fuel filters as well as oil filters are made using Micro-STAR® technology. Provide high level of filtration and are able to preserve their high-performance in case of extreme conditions. Filter for diesel engines are equipped with the heating system that prevents filtering element from being clogged too fast at low temperatures.
  • KNECHT air filters have a lightweight design and sustainable body. Due to coal elements they provide an extremely high filtration level of the air flow that gets into the engine. One of the main advantages of KNECHT air filters is the reduced noise level while engine intake system’s working.
  • KNECHT cabin air filters can be characterised by high safety and efficiency. They are manufactured without using any solvents and in order to connect elements of the component, safe ultrasonic bond is used. Activated coal layer increases the efficiency of the system and helps to eliminate unpleasant odours in passenger cabin.

The company also manufactures air drier for various automotive systems, power steering liquid filters, filters for specialised vehicles and industrial filters.

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