Filter Cloth Selection Guide


Filter fabrics or felts generally serve primarily as a septum which in turn holds in place a base coat in reality that does the filtering of our product, whether this is on a rotary vacuum filter, a centrifuge, or plate and frame pressure type filter.

Filter fabrics (woven) may be classified as the following: all monofilament, all multifilament, combination (monofilament/multifilament or monofilament/spun or multifilament/spun), and all spun.


Filter Fabric Finishing Selection Guidelines for choosing filter fabric finishing.
Filter Yarn Selection Use these guidelines for selecting proper filter yarn for your application.
Filter Fabric Media Selection Four factors must be considered in proper filter media selection – the fiber, the fabric, the finish, and the method of fabrication.
Combination Fabrics What are Combination Fabrics?
Spun Fabrics What are Spun Fabrics?
Filter Fabric Weave Selection Use these guidelines to select the right fabric weave for your application.
Fabric Fiber Types Nylon was the first important wholly synthetic fiber to be manufactured, followed by polyester, acrylics and more recently polyethylene, polypropylene, fiberglass, PTFE and aramid.
Monofilament Fabrics What are Monofilament Fabrics?
Multifilament Fabrics What are Multifilament Fabrics?