Syringe filters

  1. Syringe filters

    Considering the current shortage of Whatman filters, is there any reason why filters from another manufacturer couldn't be used as long as the specs are comparable?

  2. No. But I would check them very carefully. Whitmans have a excellent rep and there are a lot of knockoffs. Just remember to check for:

    1. sterility, is it sterile or do you have to sterilize it.
    2. pore size and grade, make sure there comparible to the whitmans.
    3 Chem resistance. Make sure the the BA,BB and such will not melt it.
    4. Prefilter. (not sure on this but I believe the whitmans have it and those that don't do not last very long).

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