Synthetic media from Kimberly-Clark for HVAC filters delivering MERV 11-15 performance

Maintaining a low airflow resistance, the filter media from Kimberly-Clark reduces energy costs, as the HVAC system does not need to run as hard to deliver the required amount of air to the building.

The 100% synthetic media is thermally bonded to prevent fiber shedding during manufacture or in use. Featuring a mix of fiber diameters in a gradient density structure, with more loosely packed fibers on the upstream side and more densely packed fibers on the downstream side, the filter media aids particle capture efficiency and prevents face-loading of the filter. The composite structure of the filter media is highly durable and tear-resistant, making it less susceptible to damage during converting, transportation and installation.

The filter media’s fibers are made from chemically inert polymers, making it completely safe to handle. In addition, the fibers are hydrophobic, preventing moisture absorption and resisting microbial growth. The filter media from Kimberly-Clark can be thermally, adhesively, ultrasonically, or stitch-bonded, providing a wide range of converting options and is also pleatable with pre/post heat.

Applications for the filter media include pockets/bags, rigid cells, mini-pleats, v-banks and aluminum separator filters. Use areas for HVAC filters made with the new filter media include commercial and institutional buildings, industrial filtration systems, gas turbine filtration systems, paint booths, laboratories, air purifiers, offshore oil rigs and more.