Precision Control of Ink Absorption & Release Using Porex Printer Reservoirs & Vents
Porex uses the highest quality materials for its ink reservoir and venting media to deliver optimal ink release rates and flow consistency for even the most complex printing systems. Additionally, Porex has options for ink wicks and 3D printer filters, and diffusers – all customizable to your needs.
Options for customizing printer ink reservoirs and vents
Key Features & Benefits
- Deliver the highest release rate on the market – Customized HRM (High Release Media) materials release from 80% – 90% of your ink for maximum cost effectiveness and customer satisfaction.
- Absorb and deliver high ink capacity–Ink management components can be customized in various shapes and sizes based on your printer’s design needs.
|Typical Membrane Properties and Ratings|
|Material||IP Rating †||WEP mbar||Airflow l/hr/cm2 @70mbar||Filtration Efficiency** >99.99%||Thickness (mm)||Max Operating Temp °C||Salt Fog1||Hydrophobic||Oleophobic|
|PMA10||64, 67, 68||370||75||0.4 μ||0.18||260||No Pen.||Yes||Yes|
|PMA15||65, 67, 68||520||25||0.1 μ||0.25||260||No Pen.||Yes||Yes|
|PMA20||65, 66, 67, 68||1050||7||0.19 μ||0.19||260||No Pen.||Yes||Yes|
|WEP = Water Entry Pressure
** According to IEST RP-CC007.2 2009
Will Pass Condition Dependent
† IEC STD. 60529, IP 68 is a User Defined Test
RoHS, WEEE, REACH COMPLIANT
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- Manufactured into nearly any imaginable shape
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Using Porous Polymers for Wicking
The Science of Ink Flow Management Brochure
For over 50 years, POREX® has been the trusted choice for optimized nib and reservoir combinations that deliver exceptional performance and an enhanced writing experience.
How it Works Video Series: The Science of Ink Flow Management
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High-Efficiency Reservoirs Brochure
Learn more about POREX® high-efficiency reservoirs for writing instruments, designed to reduce ink waste while simultaneously enhancing writing performance.
Science Inside Video Series: How does an inkjet cartridge work?
Watch the porous fiber component that acts as a reservoir for the ink and skillfully delivers or wicks it to the printer head in a precisely controlled manner, ensuring reliable and efficient printing.