COVID-19

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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Writing Instruments and Art Supplies Needed During COVID-19 Pandemic

In these difficult times, it’s easy to forget how important art supplies and writing instruments are to our every day lives. Learn more how Porex works with marker manufacturers to supply increasing demand for writing instruments globally.

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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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Ensuring uniform UV energy distribution is the key to proper disinfection

April 28, 2020

UV light being used in surface disinfection has become more popular recently due to its ability to eradicate the COVID-19 virus. Learn how using highly reflective microporous PTFE in UV disinfection devices increases the reflectivity and efficiency of the device.

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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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Aerosol Barrier Pipette Tip Filters Lead the Way in COVID-19 Testing

March 27, 2020

POREX aerosol barrier pipette tip filters are required for all laboratory tests for COVID-19. Learn more about why critical tests require filters to ensure test reliability.

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