Fabric Characteristics: Aramid (Nomex) vs Fiberglass

Are you looking for the best media fit for your 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 of 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

 

Aramid (Nomex):

  • Max Continuous Operating Temp: 400 Deg F
  • Abrasion: Excellent
  • Energy Absorption: Good
  • Filtration Properties: Excellent
  • Moist Heat: Good
  • Alkalines: Good
  • Mineral Acids: Poor

 

Fiberglass:

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

 

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

 

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