Ballast Water

PMF specializes in producing metallic filters from woven wire mesh, perforated metal and metallic fibers. Our state of the art diffusion bonding (sintering) process ensures a strong, reliable media ideally suited for ballast water filtration. PMF’s application and engineering staff are here to support your design needs that are specific to your system and process. Our media has unparalleled performance in removing sediment and organic matter.

Features and Benefits of SinterPore Filters

  • Stable pore geometry under high pressure and high flow rates
  • Long life and durable filter media designs
  • Custom construction and design to help improve filter efficiency and cleaning
  • Custom surface designs to help reduce nozzle wear and improve nozzle performance
  • High strength and high flow designs
  • Easy to clean
  • Robust and durable
  • Back washable
  • Abrasion and corrosion resistant
  • Custom design
  • Uniform flow
  • Available in a wide range of alloys

High Flow Media

Multi-Screen System

High Flow Media 

Normally constructed of 3 to 7 layers of woven wire mesh sintered laminate with high flow control layer.

  • Micron range: 10, 15, 20, 25, 40, 45, 50 μm.
  • Alloy choice: 304L, 316L, Monel 400, 904L and other high Nickel alloys.

High Strength Media

Filter screen, end rings and screen gasket

High Strength Media

Perforated media can be diffusion bonded to the 3 to 10 layers of woven wire mesh sintered laminate with robust protection layers for superior strength.

  • Micron range: 10, 15, 20, 25, 40, 45, 50 μm.
  • Alloy choice: 304L, 316L, Monel 400, 904L and other High Nickel alloys.