Porous Metal Tubes

Mott specializes in customizing porous metal tubes tailored to your application and specifications. Parameters such as length, diameter, thickness, alloys, and media grades of the porous metal tube can be adjusted to address diverse filtration, flow, and chemical compatibility requirements for your product or process. With our advanced engineering techniques and proprietary materials, Mott ensures that each porous metal tube delivers unmatched performance and reliability, making it the ideal choice for critical applications.

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Porous Metal Overview

Check out the features and benefits of Mott sintered porous metal media that delivers uniform porosity for superb filtration efficiency and structural integrity.

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.

Porous Metal Cleaning Guide

Porous metal cleaning techniques

Product Specs

Outer Diameter

Common ODs – .250″, .375″, .500″, .625″, .750″, 1.000″

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

Inner Diameter

Common IDs – .125″, .250″, .375″, .500″, .625″, .750″

IDs are related to ODs. Special tooling can be acquired for unique circumstances.


Common Lengths – 6″, 12″, 18″, 24″

Custom lengths available, 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 tubes can be welded into a wide variety of hardware, such as NPT and tube fittings.  Mott can provide  a complete assembly with hardware, please consult your Mott representative.

Our Design Capabilities for Porous Metal Tubes

Application Engineering – Need consultation on your porous metal tube design? Our team of application engineers is ready to help you determine the right porous metal tube 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 involving porous metal tubes. In fact, we’ve dedicated an entire facility to it. Want to join us for various lab testing and engineering consultation sessions specific to porous metal tubes? Join us at our Customer Innovation Center in Connecticut to develop a solution for your unique application.

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

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

Relevant Services for Porous Metal Tubes

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

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

Engineering Memberships – For those consistently tackling intricate designs of porous metal tubes 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 porous metal tube development.

Mott's Porous Metal Tubes

Porous metal tubes are specialized cylindrical components composed of metal with a network of interconnected pores. These tubes facilitate controlled fluid or gas flow while effectively filtering out contaminants, making them crucial in various industrial applications. Porous metal tubes are used extensively in industries such as chemical processing, pharmaceuticals, and petrochemicals, where precise filtration and efficient separation are critical.

Mott stands out as the foremost provider of porous metal tubes due to its exceptional engineering expertise, proprietary materials, and decades of industry experience. Mott’s porous metal tubes consistently excel in performance, durability, and efficiency, setting the industry benchmark. With an unwavering commitment to innovation and quality, Mott’s porous metal tubes ensure unparalleled reliability and versatility for demanding applications, making them the preferred choice in the market.


FAQs: Porous Metal Tubes

Q: What are Porous Metal Tubes?

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

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

A: Mott’s Porous Metal Tubes are renowned for their exceptional quality. They are crafted using advanced engineering techniques, proprietary materials, and decades of industry experience, ensuring superior filtration, durability, and efficiency compared to standard offerings.

Q: What are some common applications of Mott’s Porous Metal Tubes?

A: Mott’s Porous Metal Tubes find applications in diverse industries, including chemical processing, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, and more. They are indispensable in scenarios where precise filtration and efficient separation are paramount.

Q: Can I request customized specifications for Mott’s Porous Metal Tubes?

A: Absolutely! Mott Corporation specializes in customizing Porous Metal Tubes to meet your specific application and operational requirements. You can collaborate with our engineering team to ensure that each tube is tailored to your desired specifications.

Q: How can I maintain and clean Mott’s Porous Metal Tubes?

A: Mott designs its Porous Metal Tubes for easy maintenance. Depending on the type of contaminants and the tube material, cleaning methods like backflushing, ultrasonic cleaning, or specific chemical treatments can be employed. Regular maintenance ensures optimal performance and extends the tubes’ lifespan.