Polypropylene felt is one of the most popular nonwoven fabric materials, made from a thermoplastic polymer that offers a variety of beneficial properties. Polypropylene felt is made the same way as polyester felt. It is needle punched with thousands of barbed needles until the correct thickness and density are reached.
As an industry-leading supplier of nonwoven textiles, Monarch Textiles provides high-quality polypropylene felt for all of your filtration applications.
Benefits of Polypropylene Felt
Polypropylene is a lightweight, flexible material that is great at absorbing liquids. Not only is it able to withstand higher solid loading than other materials, but it’s also temperature resistant and resistant to bleaches and most solvents. With all of its benefits, nonwoven polypropylene is also a low-cost material.
Other benefits of polypropylene are:
- Resistant to acids and alkalis
- Strong and stable
- Resistant to wearing and sunlight
- Not attacked by mildew, mold, or bacteria
- Absorbs little or no moisture
Polypropylene Felt Bags and Other Applications
One of the main applications of polypropylene felt is air, liquid, and gas filtration. Polypropylene felt filter bags filter acidic and alkali materials in a variety of industries including food processing, chemical processing, wastewater processing, and more. Polypropylene felt can also be used as a filtration material for paints, coolants, and other liquids.
Polypropylene felt is also commonly used in geotextile applications, as well as other applications involving chemicals and moisture. Polypropylene felt can also be found in:
- Diaper wipes
- Feminine care products
- Medical devices
Contact Monarch Textiles for Polypropylene Felt
Most of Monarch’s polypropylene felt is offered as liquid filtration media in 1 - 200 micron rating. Polypropylene felt can be supported by an internal scrim to hang from a ring or non-supported for use in a pressure vessel with a basket.
We offer a range of high-quality polypropylene for use in polypropylene felt filter bags or other filtration applications. We offer the experience you need to find the right industrial material for your needs. To learn more about our polypropylene felt, contact us today.