Ostomy and Urology Care
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Enhanced venting solutions for an improved patient experience.
Ostomy and Urology Care
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Enhanced venting solutions for an improved patient experience.
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Ostomy and Urology Care

Maximize comfort and hygiene of ostomy and urology care devices

Porex designs and develops high-quality customized solutions for ostomy and urology care device manufacturers, including hydrophobic vents and filters for urine collection products and ostomy bags. 

As a leader in innovative solutions to solve medical device design challenges related to wicking, venting, and filtering, Porex helps our customers address their patient’s needs with the dignity, comfort and hygiene they require – thereby keeping their brand ahead of the competition with unique ownable solutions. 

Our ostomy and urology care solutions:

  • Control leakages, gases and water penetration–Hydrophobic and design-optimized vents help control leakage, gases and water penetration in ostomy bags and urine collection products.
  • Can be design-customized in a variety of solutionsto aid in optimal device design and enhance patient comfort and quality of life

Ostomy Bag Vents

Ostomy Bag Vents

Improve patient lifestyle with continuous venting

Urine Bag Vents

Urine Bag Vents

Prevent fluid leakage in urine bag venting chamber

Ostomy Bag Vents

Ostomy Bag Vents

Improve patient lifestyle with continuous venting

POREX® Virtek™ PTFE ostomy bag vents are hydrophobic and design-optimized with high water entry pressure and airflow. The continuous venting material enables stoma product manufacturers to design for improved patient lifestyles.  

Available in various designs and odor control functionalities, our ostomy bag vents:

  • Control leakages, gases and water penetration–Hydrophobic and design-optimized ostomy bag vents help control leakage and ballooning, allow gases to escape and prevent water penetration during bathing or swimming activities.
  • Improve patient lifestyle – The continuous venting POREX® ostomy material helps stoma product manufacturers design patient-friendly ostomy products.
  • Can be designed with odor control technology
  • Free of PFOA: Compliant with (EC) 1907/2006 REACH / Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 POP

Virtek Medical PTFE Bacterial Filtration Efficiency
POREX Virtek™ Medical PTFE Material Data
POREX Virtek™ Medical PTFE Thickness, mm, Nominal Airflow, l/hr/cm2, Typical at 70 mbar BFE2 % Nominal WEP, mbar Typical
MB10 0.18 70 (min 45) >99.99 380 (min 265)
MB10L 0.3 56 (min 31) >99.99 380 (min 265)
         
2 The Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE) data is based on a modified version of ASTM F2101.
POREX® Virtek™ Medical PTFE materials exceeded the standard BFE value of 98%.

Related Resources:

pdf icon Brochure: Porex Medical Materials and Filters

pdf Icon Factsheet : Porex Virtek PTFE vs Pall Versapor Membrane

pdf icon Brochure: Porex Virtek™ Medical PTFE Materials and Filters

Video Icon Demonstration video: Porex Virtek PFOA Free Membrane vs. Cast and Non-woven Membranes

pdf icon PFOA Free Statement


Urine Bag Vents

Urine Bag Vents

Prevent fluid leakage in urine bag venting chamber

Prevent fluid leakage in urine collection systems with POREX® Virtek™ PTFE urine bag vents. These vents allow pressure equalization as the bag fills during use. 

POREX® Virtek™ PTFE urine bag vents are designed to be utilized in high-speed automated assembly processes, and are available in various configurations. These vents:

  • Exceed published BFE standards
  • Prevent leakage while maintaining high air  flow 
  • Equalize pressure for uninterrupted urine flow
  • Free of PFOA: Compliant with (EC) 1907/2006 REACH / Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 POP

Virtek Medical PTFE Bacterial Filtration Efficiency
POREX Virtek™ Medical PTFE Material Data
POREX Virtek™ Medical PTFE Thickness, mm, Nominal Airflow, l/hr/cm2, Typical at 70 mbar BFE2 % Nominal WEP, mbar Typical
MB10 0.18 70 (min 45) >99.99 380 (min 265)
MB10L 0.3 56 (min 31) >99.99 380 (min 265)
         
2 The Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE) data is based on a modified version of ASTM F2101.
POREX® Virtek™ Medical PTFE materials exceeded the standard BFE value of 98%.

Related Resources:

pdf icon Brochure: Porex Medical Materials and Filters

pdf icon Brochure: Porex Virtek™ Medical PTFE Materials and Filters

pdf Icon Factsheet : Porex Virtek PTFE vs Pall Versapor Membrane

Video Icon Animation video: Urine Bag Vent

Video Icon Demonstration video: Porex Virtek PFOA Free Membrane vs. Cast and Non-woven Membranes

pdf icon PFOA Free Statement