Porous Metal Discs

Porous metal discs, designed with precision by Mott, can be tailored for an extensive range of applications and specifications. These porous metal discs can be encapsulated in diverse metallic and non-metallic hardware options, offering a comprehensive assembly solution. Parameters like diameter, thickness, alloys, and media grades of the porous metal disc can be adjusted to address diverse filtration, flow, and chemical compatibility requirements for your product or process. Mott’s commitment to innovation ensures that each porous metal disc delivers optimal performance and longevity in various industrial settings.

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Literature & Data Sheets

Typical Applications

Porous Metal Overview

Mott sintered porous metal media overview offers features and benefits for high filtration efficiency, structural integrity, uniform porosity, and application considerations.

Lab and Engineering Services

Rapid Prototyping, SEM/EDS Analysis, Cleanliness Testing, Quantitative Chemical Analysis, Filtration Performance and Feasibility Testing, Mechanical Properties Testing, Media Characterization, Failure Analysis and Lifecycle Testing, Metallography

Capabilities Brochure

Overview brochures on Mott markets served, applications, products, materials, and engineering capabilities

Porous Metal Cleaning Guide

Porous metal cleaning techniques

Product Specs


Common Diameters – .125″, .250″, .375″, .500″, .625″, .750″, 1.000″

Mott specializes in custom made products. If you need a unique disc diameter, please consult factory.


Common Thicknesses – .039″, .062″, .078″, .093″   

Custom thicknesses available, please consult factory.

Media Grades

Common Media Grades – 0.2, 0.5, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, 100

Custom media grades available upon request, consult factory


Common alloys – 316L SS, 310 SS, 304 SS, Hastelloy® C-276, Hastelloy® C-22, Hastelloy X, Monel® 400, Nickel 200, Inconel® 600

Custom alloys available upon request, consult factory

Operating Temperatures

Alloys with temperature resistance up to 1700° degrees Fahrenheit are available.

Custom alloys available to accommodate unique operating temperatures, consult factory


Porous metal discs can be pressed into a wide variety of hardware, such as washers and tubing. If you would like to for Mott to provide you a complete assembly with hardware, please consult your Mott representative.

Our Design Capabilities for Porous Metal Discs

Application Engineering – Need consultation on your porous metal disc design? Our team of application engineers is on standby to guide you in selecting the right porous metal disc for your requirements. With decades of experience collaborating with the world’s leading technical and performance brands, we specialize in crafting the ideal porous metal disc to address intricate challenges.

Customer Innovation Center – We take pride in partnering with customers on intricate porous metal disc projects. To this end, we’ve established a dedicated facility. Interested in hands-on lab testing and engineering consultation for your porous metal disc needs? Join us at our Customer Innovation Center in Connecticut to craft a solution tailored to your specific application.

Rapid Prototyping Cell – Need to assess the viability of your porous metal disc design swiftly? Our rapid prototyping cell can produce porous metal disc prototypes in as little as 2 weeks. Our engineers utilize equipment mirroring our main manufacturing setup, ensuring your porous metal disc design is both manufacturable and cost-effective.

Additive Manufacturing – For those seeking uniform porosity or unconventional porous metal disc designs, our porous 3D printing team is your ideal partner. We can engineer controlled porosity discs with varied density gradients in non-standard shapes, catering to the most distinctive design requirements. Our state-of-the-art technology enables us to print parts that are both solid and porous in a single print cycle.

Relevant Services for Porous Metal Discs

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

Computational Fluid Dynamics – Interested in modeling how your process fluids interact with a Mott porous metal disc? Speak with your Mott representative about how we can utilize CFD software to provide insights specific to porous metal discs.

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

Mott's Excellence in Porous Metal Discs

Porous metal discs are specialized components made from metal with a network of interconnected pores, allowing for controlled fluid or gas flow while effectively filtering out contaminants. These discs are commonly used in industries such as chemical processing, pharmaceuticals, and aerospace for applications that demand precise filtration. The porous structure ensures efficient separation, making them ideal for scenarios where quality and performance are paramount. Mott stands out in the provision of porous metal discs due to its advanced engineering techniques, proprietary materials, and decades of industry experience. With a commitment to innovation and quality, Mott’s porous metal discs consistently deliver unmatched performance, setting the industry standard.

FAQs: Porous Metal Discs

Q: What are Porous Metal Discs?

A: Porous Metal Discs are specialized components made from metal with a network of interconnected pores. They allow for controlled fluid or gas flow while effectively filtering out contaminants, making them ideal for various industrial applications.

Q: How do Mott’s Porous Metal Discs differ from others in the market?

A: Mott’s Porous Metal Discs are crafted using advanced engineering techniques, proprietary materials, and decades of industry experience. This ensures superior filtration, durability, and efficiency, setting them apart from standard offerings in the market.

Q: In which applications are Mott’s Porous Metal Discs commonly used?

A: Mott’s Porous Metal Discs find applications in a wide range of industries, including chemical processing, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, and more. They are essential in scenarios that demand precise filtration, high purity, and efficient separation.

Q: How do I maintain and clean a Mott Porous Metal Disc?

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

Q: Can I get a custom-designed Porous Metal Disc from Mott?

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