PPS Hydrolox® HCE vs PPS Needlefelt with ePTFE Membrane

14 oz PPS
Hydrolox® HCE
16 oz PPS
Hydrolox® HCE
16 oz PPS Needlefelt
with PTFE Membrane

(Typical Industry Spec)
Support Fiber Fiber Scrim
Weight (oz/yd2) 13.5 15.7 15.1
Air Permeability (cfm) Min: 12
Max: 16
Min: 11
Max: 13
Min: 4
Max: 8
Thickness (mil) Min: 47
Max: 49
Min: 55
Max: 58
Min: 78
Max: 84
Mullens Burst (psi) 450 550 450
Tensile (MD lbf) (Average) 184 226 175
Tensile (CD lbf) (Average) 370 434 290
Elongation @ 11.24 lbf (%) 0.2 0.6 0.8
Heat Stability (% Shrinkage at 450 F) 1.0 1 1.0
VDI Test Data: (ASTM D6830-02)
Total of Abs [mg] 0.3 0.3 0.4
Total Efficiency % 99.998 99.998 99.998
Total Emissions % 0.002 0.002 0.002
Clean Gas Concentration [mg/m3] 0.03 0.03 0.04
Hydrolox hydro-entangled v needlefelt air permeability
Hydrolox hydro-entangled v needlefelt clean gas concentration

TThe property values listed in this specification are determined through statistical sampling from production campaigns and are subject to industry-wide tolerances. Typically, Bondex test protocol requires averaging at least ten representative measurements to produce a reported value, and the company reserves the right to make amendments without notice. Hydrolox® is a registered trademark of Bondex, Inc.