Poroplate® Cleanable Stainless Steel Filters


poroplate stainless steel filtersFeatures

  • High strength and dimensional stability
  • No media migration
  • Continuous operating temperature range of -50° C to 550° C ( -65° F to 1000° F)
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Corrosion/abrasion resistant
  • Custom configurations, including layers of perforated plate, fiber metal felts and photo-etched foil
  • Precise pore size distributions and fluid flow permeability
  • Easily cleaned/back-flushed
recrystallization diagram Furnace sintering at over 1100º C in a controlled atmosphere causes metal molecules to migrate across contact points of the various layers. Recrystallization takes place to form a completely integrated structure.

Product Benefits

  • Lower initial pressure drop
  • Longer on-stream life
  • Reduced labor required to change out filters
  • Fewer elements required for new installations
  • Reduced operator exposure to hazardous chemicals
  • Reduced disposal of hazardous materials
cross section of Poroplate cleanable media
This image shows a cross section of the Poroplate® Cleanable Media. Fine mesh captures contaminants on the upstream surface. Downstream support layers provide open flow channels for low differential pressure, high flow rates and long filtration cycles. Poroplate® media backflushes well, yielding like-new filter elements.

Poroplate® Filter Elements provide unmatched performance in a wide range of applications, including:

  • Chemical Processing - Removal of precious metal catalyst from an organic intermediates stream
  • Gases - Filtration of fine particles in nitrogen stream
  • Polymers - Removal of gels and black specks in polyethylene, polypropylene, and fluorinated polymers
  • Food/Beverage - Removal of iron oxides in steam service; removal of pulp from fruit juices
  • Power Generation Plants - Pre-coated Poroplate® tubes remove iron oxide and other impurities from condensate water