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Life Sciences

Porex Filtration Group's advanced engineering improves the science behind human health, creating innovative liquid and vapor handling solutions for laboratory and diagnostic use around the world.

In filtration, wicking, purification and contamination control, our products answer the complex challenges faced by life sciences organizations every day.

And all of our customized components, modifications, and prototypes feature the quality and consistency of production necessary for reliable testing and accurate results.



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Pipette Tip Filters

Essentra’s porous yet hydrophobic pipette tip filters prevent liquid bypass while improving airflow uniformity.

Our simple-to-assemble, pressure drop optimized filter tips enable easier testing, more accurate results, and secure protection against contamination.

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  • Fiber
  • Porous Plastic
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DNA/RNA Purification Media

Essentra’s DNA/RNA purification media is customizable for enhanced isolation, purification, and extraction in a range of molecular biology and forensic analysis procedures.

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Blood Filtration Media

Essentra’s blood filtration media combines high flow rates with effective yet gentle filtration for protection against damage to blood.

Our applied porous material technologies offer exceptional purity, chemical resistance, heat tolerance, and full customizations for any blood filtration application.

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Urine & Saliva Collection Media

Essentra’s collection media eliminates adulteration of test results through ultra-pure production.

In addition to customizations in wicking and absorption capabilities for specialized liquid transfer, our engineers optimize collection media performance through proprietary coatings that minimize non-specific binding and further reduce potential contamination.

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Lateral Flow Assay Wicks

Essentra started creating lateral flow assay wicks almost thirty years ago and never stopped innovating.

Combining highly customizable capillary action and industry-leading manufacturing techniques with innovations such as proprietary color change technology, our wicks can satisfy any lateral flow liquid transfer requirement.

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  • Fiber
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Forensic Media

Essentra’s forensic media enables an array of both presumptive and confirmatory forensic tests.

Our commitment to quality control ensures that our customized porous material technologies can be relied on for precise accuracy across forensic disciplines.

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  • Fiber
  • Functions
  • Absorption image Absorption

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In Vitro Diagnostics

Essentra’s engineers create the porous components for accurate IVD tests in laboratories, clinical settings, and even homes across the planet.

Wide ranges in material formulations and designs can be customized for specialized IVD challenges.

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  • Fiber
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  • Controlled Release image Controlled Release
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Clean Wipes

Life sciences facilities and workstations can have wide ranges in cleaning requirements, from everyday sanitation to stringent critical environment protocols.

Essentra’s comprehensive line of clean wiping products offers diverse solutions in contamination control, with options for gamma irradiation, Reverse Osmosis (RO) laundering, low or no chemical residues, autoclavable packaging, and much more.


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  • Materials
  • Cellulose
  • Polyester
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  • Contamination Control image Contamination Control

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Lofty Nano Filtration Media

Essentra’s lofty nano filtration media harnesses cutting-edge nanofiber technology for extremely high efficiencies across wide-ranging applications. 

Fiber sizes as low 500 nanometers combined with high media loft provide the ideal solution for specialized filtration—removing and trapping minute contaminants and particulates while maintaining minimal pressure drops.  

Essentra’s pure production and advanced fiber entanglement offer the best of both worlds—safe for medical use yet robust enough for chemical processing.

  • Materials
  • Multiple Blends
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