Healthcare

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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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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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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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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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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Protecting the nation’s blood supply line with porous plastic components

Dec. 13, 2019

It’s essential that the materials used in the devices that test, collect and analyze blood samples do not compromise – but instead protect – the blood supply used by millions.

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