Fabric Characteristics – P84 versus Teflon

Some of the information presented below is for general guideline purposes.  Varying sets of conditions may affect performance.


Are you looking for the best media fit for the baghouse filters?  Having issues or are you changing out your filters too often?  Looking into the media you use, and how that fits your application, can be one way to get you to the next step or solution.


Listed below are the benefits and characteristics of two type’s media (out of several) that we can supply.  If you would like any more information, spec sheets, or to talk to a responsive representative that can help, please contact us at 888-221-0312.



  • Max Continuous Operating Temp: 500 Deg F
  • Abrasion: Fair
  • Energy Absorption: Good
  • Filtration Properties: Excellent
  • Moist Heat: Good
  • Alkalines: Fair
  • Mineral Acids: Good


PTFE (Teflon):

  • Max Continuous Operating Temp: 500 Deg F
  • Abrasion: Good
  • Energy Absorption: Good
  • Filtration Properties: Fair
  • Moist Heat: Excellent
  • Alkalines: Excellent
  • Mineral Acids: Excellent



Filter Bag Bottom Designs for a Reverse Air or Shaker Dust Collector

U.S. Air Filtration can provide filter bags for a variety of dust collector systems. In order to offer the most effective collector filter bag for your particular need, it is important that we know the correct bag fabric needs, and the bag design.


In a baghouse using reverse air or shaker cleaning systems, the particulate is collected on the inside surface of the bag. Below is a general outline of the most common types of bottom bag construction you would see for reverse air or shaker dust collectors.  For more information on any specific needs, please call our parts team at 888-221-0312.


  • Sewn Flat
  • Snapband Cuffs
  • Tuffskirt
  • Cord Cuffs
  • Snapband Cuffs w/ Double Grooved Gasket
  • Disc Bottom



Employee of the Month

Without consistent work and effort from each individual here at U.S. Air Filtration, Inc., life at work would be much harder! We would like to take a moment to recognize the employee of the month for both July and August.

Jackie – July Employee of the Month
Tim – August Employee of the Month

Thank you for all that you do!