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SCOTTEX FABRIC CHARACTERISTICS

 

Polyester

Polypropylene

Acrylic

Glass*

Aramid

PPS

P84**

PTFE**

Max. Continuous Operating Temp

150 C

90 C

130 C

260 C

200 C

200 C

260 C

260 C

Abrasion

 

Excellent

Excellent

Good

Fair

Excellent

Good

Fair

Good

Energy Absorption

Excellent

Good

Good

Fair*

Good

Good

Good*

Good

Filtration Properties

Excellent

Good

Good

Fair

Excellent

Excellent

Excellent

Fair

Moist Heat

 

Poor

Excellent

Excellent

Excellent

Poor

Good

Good

Excellent

Alkalines

 

Fair

Excellent

Fair

Fair

Good

Excellent

Fair

Excellent

Acids

 

Fair

Excellent

Good

Poor

Fair

Excellent

Good

Excellent

Oxygen

 

Excellent

Excellent

Excellent

Excellent

Excellent

Poor

Excellent

Excellent

Relative Cost

* Sensitive bag-to-cage fit

** Must use an oversize bag to allow for shrinkage above 230 C

SURFACE FINISH

FINISH PURPOSE

AVAILABLE FOR

Singe

Recommended for improved cake release

Polyester, Polypropylene, Acrylic, Aramid

Glaze/Eggshell

Provides short term improvements for cake release

Polyester, Polypropylene, Acrylic

Silicone

Aids initial dust cake development and slight water repellency

Polyester, Aramid

Moisture Repellent

Full water repellency

Polyester, Polypropylene, Acrylic, Aramid

Oil Repellent

Full oil repellency

Polyester, Polypropylene, Acrylic, Aramid

Flame Retardant

Retards combustibility ( not flame proof)

Polyester, Polypropylene, Acrylic, Aramid

PU/Acrylic Coatings

Improved cake release on sticky dusts (ie foodstuffs)

Polyester, Polypropylene, Acrylic, Aramid

PTFE Coatings

Improved cake release, water and oil repellency

Polyester, Polypropylene, Acrylic, Aramid

PTFE laminate membrane

For capture of fine particulate, improved filtration efficiency, cake release and airflow capacity

Polyester, Polypropylene, Acrylic, Aramid, PPS, P84 and PTFE

GLASS FABRIC FINISHES

FINISH PURPOSE

APPLICATIONS

Silicone, Graphite

Protects Glass yarns from abrasion, adds lubicity

For non-acidic conditions, primarily for cement and metal foundry applications.

Acid Resistant

Protects Glass yarns from acid attack

Coal fired boilers, carbon black, incinerators, cement, industrial and boiler applications.

PTFE

Provides enhanced fibre to fibre resistance and limited chemical resistance

Industry and utility base load boilers under mild pH conditions

PTFE laminate membrane

For capture of fine particulate, improved filtration efficiency, cake release and airflow capacity

Cement/lime kilns, incinerators, coal-fired boilers, ferro silica/alloy, furnace.

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