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Filter Media Services Chosen to Introduce Filter Felts, Woven Filter Cloth to North American Market

October 1, 2010
Testori S.p.A., an international group with more than 100 years of weaving and needle felt production experience in the fabric filtration market, is introducing its product in North America with the assistance of Filter Media Services LLC. Testori is unique in the fabric filtration business, manufacturing needled felts for dust collection, weaving a wide range of fabrics for liquid filtration, and also making air slide fabrics for conveying.

Based near Milan, Italy, Testori operates five plants dedicated to industrial filtration. The Testori media line presents converters with a number of standard and special textile products now being offered to help meet the needs of end users in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. In its weaving operation, Testori produces monofilament, multi-filament, and spun fabrics, as well as a combination of those yarn types, plus double layer fabrics. Testori weaves liquid filtration fabrics in polypropylene, polyethylene, nylon, polyester, PTFE, Saran, PVC, and cotton. Dust fabrics are available in acrylic and polyester, plus anti-static versions.

The needle felt line includes felts from acrylic, polyester, aramid, PPS, P84, and PTFE fibers. Technical felt concepts are highlighted by oil/water repellents, PTFE bath, anti-static, spark blocking, and urethane coatings. Testori’s “Novates” finish revolutionizes urethane coatings with a blinding resistance capability unique in the industry.

Filter Media Services, Cincinnati, provides expert filtration services to converters, manufacturers, and end users of textile-based filter media. For more information, visit www.filtermediaservices.com.