May 5, 2022 The Manufacturing Institute recently honored two of Porex’s own on Thursday, April 28. At the Awards Event a few days ago, Malithi Wickramathilaka, R&D Engineer, and Sarah Spencer, Senior Manager of Financial Operations, received the 2022 STEP Ahead Awards. The STEP Ahead Awards celebrate women in science, technology, engineering, and production careers. […]View More
Mar. 03, 2021 With millions forced to wear face masks throughout the pandemic, eyeglass wearers have faced a common dilemaa: glasses fogging-up due to excessive moisture and humidity. To address this issue, Unity PPE joined forces with Porex to create the perfect solution, an anti-fogging foam insert called SEALS. Developed using Porex’s antimicrobial foam, Unity PPE SEALS […]View More
Nov. 18, 2020
What is happening as we move to the next generation of post-COVID diagnostic testing? As at-home sample collection and testing continues to grow, learn how Porex materials can be used to increase performance of all kinds of home tests.View More
Oct. 9, 2020
UV-C light is becoming more critical as the EU Renovation Wave begins.View More
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.View More
May 14, 2020
Learn how medical-grade polyurethane foam can be used for diagnostic swabs in place of traditional swab materials.
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.View More
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.
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.View More
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 . . .View More