Tag: filter cloth characteristics


Filter Cloth Terminology 101

Filter Cloth

When selecting filter press cloth fabrics for demanding pressure filtration projects, there are many choices. Fiber type, the weight of the fabric, its thickness, type of weave, and finish are all important. Filtration fabric suppliers typically describe their materials in weight per unit area of the dry fabric. In the specifications, this is referred to… Read more »

Is Polypropylene Filter Cloth Right for My Application?

Latex Backed Filter Cloth

Polypropylene (PP) filter cloth is used extensively in a host of liquid-solid separation applications, but all polypropylene filter cloth is not created equal. In general, filter cloths vary extensively in terms of material, warp, weft, weave, finish, and feed neck. Polypropylene cloth is no exception. Textiles have a language all their own with terminology such… Read more »