If you need an alternative to the discontinued Pall® Versapor® R membrane, make the switch to POREX Virtek® PTFE membranes for added benefits that were not possible with Pall Versapor R.
The changing global healthcare environment requires differentiated, reliable and reproducible medical materials for increased precision, accuracy and consistency in current and next-generation medical devices. POREX Virtek® Medical PTFE membranes are 100% pure PTFE, maintaining the purity of PTFE along with its natural chemical resistance and other material benefits. Our portfolio of Medical PTFE membranes is performance tested and specifically designed for medical-surgical device applications with optimal airflow, bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE) and fluid barrier features.
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POREX Virtek® PTFE Membrane Comparison to Pall® Versapor® R & Versapor® Membranes
|Feature||POREX Virtek® PTFE Membrane||Versapor® R Membrane||Versapor® Membrane|
|Naturally hydrophobic (IP-rated)||Yes||No**||No**|
|100% pure PTFE||Yes||No||No|
|Durable sintered porous structure||Yes||No||No|
|High temperature resistance (continuous up to 260 °C)||Yes||No||No|
|Porosity and thickness control||Yes||No||No|
|Meets UL 94 flammability (V0)||Yes||No||No|
|Meets AATCC grade 8 Oleophobic EPA guidelines||Yes||No||Yes|
|Water naturally runs off surface||Yes||No**||No**|
|Over 25 years of product availability||Yes||No||No|
|ID = Insufficent Data |
*Current/ 1st generation product’s oleophobic and hydrophobic treatment does not meet EPA standards.
**Derived from non-woven support layer
Datasheet: Porex Virtek PTFE vs Pall Versapor Membrane
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