Welcome to the wonderful world of filtration

Filtration impacts every aspect of our lives. People are most familiar with the air dust filters in the HVAC unit or the cartridge filters in the refrigerator for drinking water. However, most of us may not be aware that most manufactured goods we use and processed food we eat may require filtration or separation, directly or indirectly . . .

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Porex in your Pocket

Porous vents are used in many small electronic devices to help protect the components from water, oil, dust and other contaminants. These vents still allow heat to escape and do not hinder sound wave transmission. We provide unmatched protection vents that are tougher and more durable than expanded PTFE and fully customizable by shape . . .

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Wicking plays a key role in Diagnostics and Healthcare

Wicking, or capillarity is the ability of liquids to flow through very narrow openings. The flow motion occurs without the assistance of external forces, and is generally against gravity. If the diameter of the opening is extremely small, the surface tension of the opening’s wall, and the adhesive forces between the liquid and the wall are sufficient enough to drive . . .

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How Porex improves inkjet printer cartridge efficiency.

Porex is committed to making the world safer, healthier and more productive. A good example of how our components improve productivity is in inkjet printer cartridges. The cost efficiency of a printer is directly tied to how proficiently is uses ink. The higher the number of pages that can be printed before the cartridge is empty, the less often you need to go out and . . .

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Why manufacturers should stop using ceramic wicks in plug-in air fresheners

The demand for high-quality, long-lasting air fresheners is growing. As sales rise, many manufacturers are reconsidering the materials they use. Many air care devices contain ceramic wicks, but an increasing number of companies are switching to a more durable, reliable material that improves product performance.

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The important role Porex plays in a life changing moment

March 2, 2020

Our Global Development Director shares her recent video taking apart a pregnancy test to show the porous sample collection wick – and talks about how this one test has had an impact on her life.

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