Filters Innovation, Design, Development and Manufacture for Locomotives and Rail Transport

Delivering premium quality filtration solutions for locomotive engines and rail transport to ensure optimal performance, cleaner and safer passenger environments.

The Filter Manufacturing Process

Pallman have embarked itself to become a renowned filtration brand in the global stage in the research, innovation, design, development, and manufacture of industrial filters that cater to the worldwide railway industries. Our filters are designed to meet the specifications of clean air intakes for locomotives railway engines and the various filtration requirements for coal, diesel and hydrogen locomotive engines. Pallman takes control of the filter manufacturing process, working with clients to deliver premium quality filters that often improve on OEM filtration products. We help customers in the locomotive and rail industries to maintain standards, improve efficiencies, reliability, and quality. Simultaneously, we ensure to eliminate downtime and maximise uptime.

Carriage Air Filters

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Remove dust, pollen, and other airborne particles from the air circulated within the passenger carriage, providing clean and comfortable environments.

Engine Air Filters

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Used to remove dust, dirt, and debris from the air entering locomotive engines, ensuring clean air supply for efficient combustion and engine performance.

Engine Oil Filters

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Remove contaminants, such as particles and impurities, from the locomotive engine oil, protecting critical engine components and ensuring proper lubrication.

Fuel Filters

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Remove impurities, sediment, and water from the fuel supply, preventing fuel system clogging and maintaining clean fuel for optimal engine performance.

Hydraulic Filters

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Remove particles and contaminants from the hydraulic fluid, ensuring smooth operation and extending the life of hydraulic components used in locomotives, passenger cartridges, and rail maintenance equipment.

Transmission Filters

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Used to remove contaminants and particles from the transmission fluid of a locomotive, maintaining the cleanliness of the fluid for smooth gear shifting and transmission operation.

Reputation for Excellence

The filters manufactured by Pallman are designed to match and often exceed the Fit, Form, and Function standards recommended by the original equipment manufacturers, and always to meet safety standards. Working with national railway operators and rail companies on a global basis, a reputation has been earned for exceptional service in designing and manufacturing filters that first and foremost deliver on efficiency, reliability, and premium quality.

Filtration Innovation for Efficiency and Reliability

Operators within the rail sector choose Pallman to develop best of breed filtration solutions for reliable maintenance of equipment critical for operations. Extensive experience provides the knowledge to deliver bespoke filters and deliver on unusual requests.

The Process

The Pallman Railway Team work with customers to provide end-to-end filtration solutions to include:

Research and Development

Scrutinise filter requirements and application to identify specifications, media, metals, seals, packaging.

Filter Manufacturing

Specialist manufacturing facilities construct filter media, casings, assemble, label and package.

Design and Testing

Design with specialist CAD software, building models, filter prototypes, testing, documenting.

Quality Control

Implement checks, tests, and validation routines, conduct benchmarking, align to ISO standards.

Why Speak to Pallman?


Relied upon to provide critical filter solutions worldwide


Can do attitude, energetic, proactive, and passionate about filtration


Standards, quality compliance, certification built-in at the core, ‘perfection on each filter’


Innovative filter design customised to specific applications and industries


Continual investment in research, design, and manufacturing technology


Customer service tailored to each client and sector, with continuous development


Global reach and service from headquarters in the UK to worldwide locations


Dedicated to manufacturing quality, producing filters that help our environment
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