Fabric Characteristics: Polypropylene Versus Polyester

Quick Summary

Explore the filter bag media options of Polypropylene and Polyester. We’re comparing how these low temperature filter medias perform under moist heat, with alkaline, mineral acids, and more.

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 types 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


  • Max Continuous Operating Temp: 170 Deg F
  • Abrasion: Excellent
  • Energy Absorption: Good
  • Filtration Properties: Good
  • Moist Heat: Excellent
  • Alkalines: Excellent
  • Mineral Acids: Excellent


  • Max Continuous Operating Temp: 275 Deg F
  • Abrasion: Excellent
  • Energy Absorption: Excellent
  • Filtration Properties: Excellent
  • Moist Heat: Poor
  • Alkalines: Fair
  • Mineral Acids: Fair

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