Absorption

Answering Your UV Reflectivity Media Questions

July 2, 2020

We’re answering all of your UV reflectivity questions that we’ve received related to everything from UV disinfection to PTFE usage.

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POREX’s Foam Seals Help Prevent Skin Damage from Face Masks

July 1, 2020

Learn how our foam seal strip solutions prevent skin damage for N95 face masks and many other personal protective equipment.

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Do you want to wait until the next wave of coronavirus to run out of swabs?

May 14, 2020
Learn how medical-grade polyurethane foam can be used for diagnostic swabs in place of traditional swab materials.

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Saliva Swabs Made from High-Purity Porous Media Increase COVID-19 Test Accuracy

April 20, 2020

Diagnostic test manufacturers are developing more saliva-based tests because saliva is easy to collect and inexpensive.
Learn why saliva swabs made from porous media (instead of cotton) increase test accuracy, especially for infectious diseases like COVID-19.

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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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What is Porous Plastic?

Dec. 13, 2019

Explore what porous plastic means, the types of porous plastic, and what types of functions it can provide in an end product.

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