Filson: Professional Porous Plastic Wicks Manufacturer

As a professional manufacture in China, Filson is able to provide high level product based on your requirements with competitive price.

  • Design flexibility available for various materials and series
  • Extended service life with premium back pulse performance
  • Self-supporting structure with super mechanical strength
  • Excellent resistance to high temperature and corrosion
  • Thoughtful service from design to aftermarket support

What is Porous Plastic Wicks

Filson porous plastic wicks leverage the physical properties of capillary action to absorb and transport liquid through network of interconnected pores. It can be made of various materials, such as ceramic, polyethylene, polypropylene, cellucotton, etc.

The liquid absorption and transport of Filson porous plastic wicks depend on several factors, including size and shape of pores, surface tension and viscosity, hence they can achieve precision control based on your requirements.

Filson porous plastic wicks have many advantages, like durability, high resistance to chemical and high temperatures, and sterile, hence they are an ideal choice for various applications, such as electrolyte reservoirs, printer ink delivery, medical drug delivery, etc.

Porous Plastic Wicks Categories

Porous Ceramic Wick

With high porosity and uniform distribution, Filson porous ceramic wick has volatile stability. Made of high-grade ceramic under high-temperature sintering, it is non-toxic with stable chemical performance, and high absorption for smoke, oil, etc.

Sintered PE Wick Filter

With porous network and structure, Filson sintered PE wick filter allows smooth and effective fluid flow and absorb. It enjoys highly resistant to tearing, punctures and abrasions, resulting in longer service life and minimizing frequent replacements.

Filson porous polypropylene wick features with uniform pore size and distribution to efficient absorb and transport performance. With great resistance to chemicals and corrosion, it is a popular choice in medical device, electronic components, bioscience, filtration applications.

. Porous Cellucotton Wick

Filson porous cellucotton wick, also known as porous cellulose cotton wick, is able to absorb or volatilize large amount of liquid. Using natural raw cellulose cotton, it is clean and tasteless, hence it an ideal choice for electronic cigarettes.

Porous Polyester Wick

Thanks to its open-cell material and porous structure, Filson porous polyester wick is able to control liquid volume capacity and fluid transfer rates. According to real requirements, its density can be tailored, allowing for precise control over liquid or gas.

Porous Plastic Wicks Benefits

Longer Service Life

Filson porous plastic wicks are made of high-level purity materials, endowing with superior durable and great resistance to wear and tear, hence it can be used for longer term.

High Absorption Rate
High Absorption Rate

Filson porous plastic wicks utilizes open-cell materials and porous structure to improve surface tension and energy to affect wetting.

Great Compatibility
Great Compatibility

Filson porous plastic wicks are compatible with wide rang of liquids and chemicals due to its outstanding resistance to chemicals, corrosion and temperature.

Adjustable Choice

Filson porous plastic wicks are available for various density to realize precise control of gas or liquid delivery and diverse materials such as ceramic, polyethylene, polyester, etc.

Porous Plastic Wicks Specific Features

  • Uniform pore size and distribution with high porosity
  • High resistance to chemicals and temperatures
  • Long lifespan for cleanable, reusable and durable
  • Efficient and effective fluid transport with stable performance
  • OEM service to offer customized shapes, sizes or materials
  • Porous structure ensures high surface area
  • Low maintenance and can be cleaned or replaced easily
  • Consistent fluid flow and distribution prevents drying out
  • Available for sterilization and ethylene oxide sterilization
  • Wide applicability for various demanding requirements
  • Non-toxic backed bu high purity materials
  • Fast and reliable delivery way by DHL/UPS/TNT/Fedex
  • Reliable quality in accordance with ISO certification
Porous Plastic Wicks Specific Features
Specifications of Porous Plastic Wicks

Specifications of Porous Plastic Wicks

  • Material: ceramic, polyethylene, polypropylene, cellucotton, polyester, etc
  • Porosity: 30% to 70%
  • Temperature Limit: 1200°C
  • Diameter: 3 mm to 10 mm
  • Length: 37 mm to 76 mm
  • Density: 7g/cm³ to 0.9g/cm³
  • Filtration Accuracy: 1 μm to 50 μm
  • Tensile Strength: 10 MPa to 50 MPa
  • Color: white, grey, beige, etc.
  • Standards: ISO 9001, CE, MSDS
  • Minimum Order Quantity: 100pcs

Why Choose Filson Porous Plastic Wicks

Porous Plastic Wicks Production
Porous Plastic Wicks Factory

Filson porous plastic wicks are made of porous plastics, synthetic fibers and thermoplastic polymers, Filson can help you choose the right wicking material for your application. With digital knife cutting, they have smooth surface without stabbing.

Because wicks are open-cell materials, which use capillary to transfer fluids. By changing surface energy, Filson porous plastic wicks enhance their capacity with improved media capillarity, allowing fluids transfer and absorb more effectively.

Filson is an expert in designing and manufacturing porous plastic wicks, we have mature porous technology, advanced equipment and strict inspection. Additionally, our products are available for custom engineered to optimize performance based on your specific requirements.

For more information about Filson porous plastic wicks, please give us a call at +86-157 3695 8886 or send us an email at

Applications of Porous Plastic Wicks

Pregnancy and Ovulation Test

Filson porous plastic wicks are durable and reliable based on proven capillary action and unique color change technology. Complying with international standard, they provide right and instant results.

Medical Devices

By providing high wicking rates and porous structure, Filson porous plastic wicks are able to maintain and transfer drug, hence they can used as sealing agent of fluid-based applications, such as surgical adhesive, dental treatment, etc.


With porous structure and premium media capillarity, Filson porous plastic wicks can be used as electrolyte reservoirs and wicks, because they can retain and deliver electrolyte solution to support fluids, resulting in chemical reaction.

Air Freshener

In order to release intense and consistent fragrance, Filson porous plastic wicks utilize capillary action and porous structure to effective transfer fragrance from wick into air. According to different requirement, they can be customized to meet needs.

Lip and Eyeliner Reservoirs

Filson porous plastic wicks allow for sterilization and ethylene oxide processing, hence they are able to maintain clean and non-toxic and will not deliver harmful liquids. With high-level materials and customized capillary structure, they can achieve consistent performance.

Printer Ink Delivery

Filson porous plastic wicks enable capacity of precisely controlled ink delivery backed by high absorption rate, porous structure and enhanced media capillarity. They can keep great functionality and smooth performance in various printer systems.

Porous Plastic Wicks Manufacturer
Filson - Reliable Solution for Liquid Absorption and Transport

Thanks to the accumulation of more than two decades, Filson has experienced staffs, advanced equipment and precision package, so you can receive the high quality product from Filson.

Porous Plastic Wicks FAQ Guide

What are the Advantages of Using Porous Plastic Wicks

What are the Advantages of Using Porous Plastic Wicks

Compare to cotton wicks or paper wicks, porous plastic wicks offer many strengths, such as chemically inert, non-toxic, great resistance to temperature and highly customizable, hence they be used even in harsh conditions.

How are Porous Plastic Wicks Manufactured?

How are Porous Plastic Wicks Manufactured

Porous plastic wicks are made through sintering process, which involves heating plastic particles to a temperature just below their melting point. The particles fuse together, forming a porous structure. What’s more, their pore sizes are controllable to meet required effect.

How to Install Porous Plastic Wicks?

How to Install Porous Plastic Wicks

Simply insert them into a fitting or housing designed for their specific dimensions, but they can also be sealed in place using adhesives or by heat welding.

Can Porous Plastic Wicks be Cleaned and Reused?

Can Porous Plastic Wicks be Cleaned and Reused

According to the type of plastic and the nature of contaminant, Filson porous plastic wicks can be cleaned and reused, methods like ultrasonic cleaning, solvent cleaning, and sterilization.

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