July 1, 2020
Learn how our foam seal strip solutions prevent skin damage for N95 face masks and many other personal protective equipment.View More
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.View More
May 14, 2020
Learn how medical-grade polyurethane foam can be used for diagnostic swabs in place of traditional swab materials.
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.
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
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 . . .View More
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.View More
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.View More
Jan. 28, 2020
Check out a video that shows the porous polymers inside a plug-in air freshener and how they make it work!View More
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.View More