Innovation the aim for Porvair


A leading developer and supplier of highly efficient materials for flame arrestors is driving continuous innovation across a diverse range of applications to ensure the prevention of fires and explosions.

Porvair Filtration Group has been supplying materials for regulated flame arrestor devices, which allow gas to pass through but stop combustion that can lead to a larger fire or explosion, for a wide variety of applications and industries for more than 30 years.

Flame arrestors absorb the heat from a flame in order to get below the gas auto-ignition temperature, meaning that the flame cannot survive and will be extinguished.

Porvair – recently honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade – manufactures sintered porous powder stainless steel and bronze, and sintered metal mesh, used widely in flame arresting applications.

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