Materials science

Essentra’s bonded and nonwoven fibre, foam and porous plastic are applied to advanced product concepts – each concept is formed by dynamic idea generation and highly selective screening. The material is carefully selected based on customer criteria.


  • Porous example


    A blend of polymeric fibres bonded together for ideal fluid handling capillary structures.

  • Foam example


    A proprietary or customised blend of raw materials created through a clean polyurethane process.

  • Fluid Applicator Example

    Porous plastic

    A range of polymer particles fused together for specific mechanical and chemical properties.