Cellulose-Based Medias

Fab-Tex Filtration uses only the best filter medias available on the market, from only the most reputable suppliers in North American.  All of our medias have been fully tested and verified.

We work closely with innovative media partners who specialize in bringing the newest and technologically advanced specialized finishes to the filtration media market. We can solve complex filtration problems for challenging applications with our innovative filtration solutions.

We list the most commonly used filtration medias below, but have availability to offer other non-advertised and specialty media solutions to suit your specific requirements.

100% Cellulose – Merv 10

80/20 Cellulose Polyester

  • 50-60% Efficiency on dust particles in the 1-3 micron range
  •  Suitable for low to medium dust loading applications with dry, course particulate
  • Good, economical, general purpose media for non-fibrous standard applications
  • Non-washable – dry clean or vibrate/vacuum only
  • Max temp rating 180 F

Typical Applications

  • Abrasive blasting
  • Carbon black
  • Dry chemical processing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Powder paints

80/20 Cellulose/Polyester – Merv 11

80/20 Cellulose Polyester

  • 65-80% Efficiency on dust particles in the 1-3 micron range
  • Economic multi-purpose solution for most medium dust loading applications
  • Provides Higher strength and efficiency over untreated 100% cellulose
  • Sturdy, humidity resistant effective dust surface usable in most medium dust applications
  • Non-washable – dry clean or vibrate/vacuum only
  • Max temp rating 180 F

Typical Applications

  • Gypsum
  • Lime
  • Shot Blasting
  • Wood sanding
  • Foundry
  • Mining
  • Chemical processing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Powder paint

80/20 Cell/Poly Fire Retardant -  Merv 11

80 20 Cellulose Polyester Large

  • 65-80% Efficiency on dust particles in the 1-3 micron range
  • Our high-quality media is chemically treated to inhibit combustion
  • Provides a high strength, multi-purpose cost-effective Cellulose/Polyester solution
  • Used in applications where live sparks or burning particulate may reach the filters
  • Non-washable – dry clean or vibrate/vacuum only
  • Max temp rating 180 F

Typical applications

  • Plasma cutting
  • Welding fumes
  • Laser cutting
  • Metal grinding
  • Metal spraying

80/20 Cell/Poly Nanofiber  FR - Merv 15

80 20 Cellulose Polyester Large

  • 85-95% Efficiency on dust particles in the .3-1 micron range
  • Nanofiber media offers High filtration efficiency on sub-micron particulate for most dry, fine dust,
  • Recommended for applications that recirculate exhaust back into the facility
  • Fire suppression qualities to inhibit combustibility
  • Excellent for fume and mist collection processes where sparks could be present
  • Synthetic nanofiber outer layer over 80/20 substrate promotes positive dust release on the pulse cleaning cycle.
  • Ultra fine fibers capture dust particles on the surface of the media for easy cleaning
  • Non-washable – dry clean or vibrate/vacuum only
  •  Max temp rating 180 F

Typical Applications

  • Ferrous metal grinding
  • Flame cutting
  • Laser cutting
  • Metal spraying
  • Plasma cutting
  • Welding

Synthetic Fiber Medias

100% Spunbonded Polyester – Merv 12

  • 100% Spunbonded Polyester – Merv 12Over 80% efficiency on dust particles in the 1-3 micron range
  • Versatile, effective long-lasting media
  • Open pleat structure allows for use under high dust loading conditions
  • Excellent dust release characteristics to reduce pressure drop and increase airflow for effective filtration
  • Effective for moist, humid or abrasive conditions
  • Sturdy, High Strength, washable media
  • Max temp rating 250 F

Typical Applications

  • Cardboard
  • Cement
  • Paper
  • Rubber grinding
  • Powder coating
  • Ceramics
  • Wood dust
  • Grinding
  • Grain handling

100% Spunbonded Polyester Carbon-Impregnated – Merv 12

  • Over 80% efficiency on dust particles in the 1-3 micron rangeCarbon Impregnated Spunbond Polyester Static Dissipation Large
  • Anti-Static Media grid ingrained throughout the media
  • Carbon impregnated throughout to entirely dissipate electrostatic charges
  • Used where sparking could cause ignition or explosion of dust particulate
  • High Strength – washable media
  • Max temp rating 250 F

Typical Applications

  • Plastics
  • Powder coating
  • Drying processes
  • Metal Grinding
  • Chemical Processing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Carbon Black

100% Spunbonded Polyester Aluminized – Merv 12

  • Over 80% efficiency on dust particles in the 1-3 micron rangeSpunbond Polyester With Metallized Surface Anti Static
  • Reduces the effect of “static cling” between the dust and the filter media
  • High Strength – washable media
  • Surface treatment on one-side of media, reverse side can still attract electrostatic charges
  • Max temp rating 250 F

Typical Applications

  • Powder coating
  • Drying processes
  • Metal Grinding
  • Chemical Processing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Carbon Black
  • Plastics

100% Spunbonded Polyester with PTFE Membrane Merv 16

  • Over 99.5% efficiency on dust particles in the .3-1 micron rangeSpunbond Polyester
  • For applications demanding ultra-high filtration efficiencies or difficult dust cake release requirements.
  • Extremely high efficient release on sub-micron particulate
  • PTFE repels moisture while allowing air and moisture vapor to pass through the membrane’s extremely small spaces.
  • Non-stick “Teflon” surface promotes positive dust release on the cleaning cycle
  • Excellent performance on moist, agglomerative dust applications
  • High Abrasion resistance
  • Max temp rating 250 F

Typical Applications

  • Food Processing
  • Coal
  • Cotton
  • Ceramics
  • chemical
  • Asbestos
  • Fluidized bed dryers
  • Food
  • Pesticides
  • Plastics

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