Material Science

Answering Your UV Reflectivity Media Questions

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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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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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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Porex takes home 2019 Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award from the PDMA

Dec. 16, 2019

We were honored to accept the OCI Award from the PDMA along with the Gorilla Glue Company.

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What is the difference between ePTFE and sintered PTFE?

Dec. 13, 2019

Understand the difference between two types of porous PTFE – ePTFE and sintered PTFE – and how their individual benefits relate to protection vents across many industries.

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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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