Porous Metal Industrial Cartridge Filters

Mott provides an extensive selection of cleanable porous metal industrial cartridge filters, designed for superior filtration in critical applications. Our industrial cartridge filters excel in both liquid and gas environments, even under extreme temperature, pressure, and corrosive conditions. With a commitment to innovation and quality, Mott ensures that each filter is crafted to meet the highest standards, ensuring longevity and optimal performance.

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Typical Applications

  • Chemical Processing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Oil & Gas

Cartridge and Element Overview

Mott Corporation manufactures porous metal filter cartridges in a broad range of materials and sizes, and with a wide selection of fittings, so they can be easily specified with the characteristics and configurations customers require.

Lab and Engineering Services

Discover our entire range of services, including rapid prototyping, filter feasibility, media characterization and more.

Explore Mott’s Capabilities

Provides an overview of markets served, applications, products, materials, and engineering capabilities.

Product Specs


Length – 6” to 120”

Standard Diameters – 1”, 1.5”, 2”, 2.5”, 2.75”, 3”

Wall Thickness – .039” to .093” (Dependent on media grade)

Custom options are available, consult factory

Material Choices

Standard filter and hardware alloys – 316L SS, 310 SS, Hastelloy® C-276, Hastelloy® X, Monel® 400, Nickel 200, Inconel® 600

Other alloys are available, consult factory


Open end connections – Various NPT, straight tube, O-ring assemblies, compression, and flange connections available

Blind end connections – Various end caps, hex nut assemblies, and bayonet options available

Custom options available, consult factory

Media Grades

Nominal pore sizes available – 0.2, 0.5, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, 100

Custom options available, consult factory


Particles will embed in the filter media over time, requiring the elements to be cleaned by a third-party company. Various cleaning techniques can be used to prolong life of the elements. For a recommendation of a cleaning company, please contact a Mott representative. It is recommended you keep a spare set of filter elements to continue operations while elements are being cleaned.

Our Design Capabilities

Application Engineering – Need consultation on your design? Our team of application engineers are ready to help you determine the right part for your design. With decades of experience working with the world’s largest technical and performance brands, we’re eager to solve complex problems with you.

Customer Innovation Center – We enjoy working with customers on complex projects. In fact, we’ve dedicated an entire facility to it. Want to join us for various lab testing and engineering consultation sessions? Visit our Customer Innovation Center in Connecticut to develop a solution for your unique application.

Rapid Prototyping Cell – Trying to determine the feasibility of your design as fast as possible? Use our rapid prototyping cell to turn around prototypes in as little as 2 weeks. Our engineers will work with equipment similar to our manufacturing facility to provide you with a manufacturable, economical design.

Additive Manufacturing – If you’re looking for the most uniform porosity or a non-traditional design, look no further than working with our porous 3D printing team. We can create controlled porosity designs with various density gradients in non-traditional shapes to satisfy the most unique design request. Our technology allows us to print parts with both solid and porous in a single print cycle.

Relevant Services for Industrial Cartridge Filters

Lab Testing – If you require data packages or feasibility testing for your industrial cartridge filters before installation, we’re here to assist. At our lab center, we conduct various characterization and performance tests to ensure your industrial cartridge filters meet stringent specifications.

Computational Fluid Dynamics – Interested in modeling how your process fluids interact with a Mott industrial cartridge filter? Speak with your Mott representative about how we can utilize CFD software to provide insights specific to industrial cartridge filters.

Engineering Memberships – For those consistently tackling intricate designs of industrial cartridge filters that demand the pinnacle of engineering support, inquire about our membership rates. These memberships offer discounted access to a range of services, including lab testing, prototyping, and other vital engineering resources tailored for industrial cartridge filter development.

Understanding Porous Metal Industrial Cartridge Filters

Porous metal industrial cartridge filters are advanced filtration devices crafted from metal with a network of interconnected pores. These pores allow fluids or gases to pass through while effectively trapping and removing contaminants. The metal construction offers superior durability, making these filters ideal for challenging environments, such as those with high temperatures, pressures, or corrosive conditions. Industries ranging from petrochemical and pharmaceutical to food and beverage utilize porous metal cartridge filters to ensure process purity, protect equipment, and maintain product quality.

FAQs: Industrial Cartridge Filters

Q: What are industrial cartridge filters?

A: Industrial cartridge filters are specialized filtration devices designed to remove contaminants from liquids or gases in industrial applications. Mott’s cartridge filters are known for their efficiency, durability, and adaptability to various challenging environments.

Q: How do Mott’s industrial cartridge filters differ from other filters in the market?

A: Mott’s industrial cartridge filters are crafted using advanced engineering techniques and proprietary materials. They offer superior filtration capabilities, especially in extreme conditions like high temperatures, pressures, and corrosive environments, setting them apart from standard filters.

Q: In which industries are Mott’s industrial cartridge filters commonly used?

A: Mott’s industrial cartridge filters find applications in a wide range of industries, including petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, aerospace, and more. They are essentially wherever high-quality filtration is required to ensure process purity and equipment protection.

Q: How do I maintain and clean a Mott industrial cartridge filter?

A: Mott designs its industrial cartridge filters for easy maintenance and cleaning. Depending on the type of contaminants and the filter material, they can be cleaned using methods like backflushing, ultrasonic cleaning, or specific chemical treatments. Regular maintenance ensures optimal performance and extends the filter’s lifespan.

Q: Can I get a custom-designed industrial cartridge filter from Mott?

A: Absolutely! Mott Corporation prides itself on its ability to work closely with clients to design and manufacture custom industrial cartridge filters tailored to specific applications and operational conditions. Their engineering team collaborates with customers to ensure every filter meets the desired specifications.

Q: How does Mott ensure the quality of its industrial cartridge filters?

A: Mott employs rigorous quality control measures throughout the manufacturing process of its industrial cartridge filters. From material selection to the final assembly, every step is monitored and tested to ensure the filters meet the highest standards of quality, durability, and performance.