Bag filter fabrics: Getting the most for your filtering dollar
Do you need to select a bag filter fabric for the dust collectors in your process? If so, you're probably aware that fabrics for bag filters come in a wide range of fibers, constructions, and treatments and are suited to filtering products with various characteristics. This article provides information to help you choose a filter fabric that will reliably filter dust in your process while handling your product's characteristics and giving you the most for your filtering dollar. Sections cover filter fibers, fabric construction, fabric treatments, dust collector types, and which filter fabrics are used in various industries. Tips on finding help in selecting a filter fabric conclude the article.
Reliably processing your product means reliably filtering the process air. This prevents air contamination and loss of valuable product. The best way to ensure reliable filtering is to choose the right filter fabric for your process and product. The following information reviews some filter fabric basics that can help you match a filter fabric to your requirements.