News | August 20, 2010

Shelco Filters Expands US Manufacturing Capabilities; Upgrades Pleated Polypropylene Filters

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Upgrades Designed For Superior Performance And Greater Value

Middletown, CT — For manufacturers seeking greater dirt-holding capacity, longer service life and reduced operating costs, Shelco Filters offers its new MPX, MPA, and MPN Series Pleated Polypropylene Filters. These filters are produced in Shelco Filters’ new cartridge production facility featuring state-of-the-art assembly equipment to achieve maximum cost savings. The upgraded range of MicroVantage® absolute and nominally rated filters feature increased surface area to provide superior performance and greater value.

The MP filter range offers absolute rated (99.98%) and nominal rated (90%) retention efficiencies between 0.2 to 50 microns for critical process and general filter applications. Each cartridge is constructed with a rigid molded cage and standard end cap configurations to fit most industrial cartridge housings. All filters are produced with FDA approved polypropylene to meet CFR requirements. Each filter is produced in a white room manufacturing environment under rigorous quality control standards. The absolute rated filters are lot traceable to meet stringent quality control requirements.

Founded in 1973, Shelco ( offers one of the most extensive lines of filter housings, disposable cartridges and filter bags sold throughout the world. The company’s products serve countless industrial and high-purity applications, including water and other process liquids and gases for the food and beverages, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, plating, paints and coatings, and other industrial markets. Contact or call (800) 543-5843 for more information.

SOURCE: Shelco Filters