Recommended for microbiological culturing and sample preparation, these cellulose nitrate membrane filters offer very narrow pore size distribution and low levels of extractables.
- Sterile membrane filters eliminate the risk of contamination that could impact analysis
- High strength and flexibility
The cellulose nitrate sterile membrane filters are well suited for separation applications involving particles up to 12 µm. After sample preparation, filtration residue is almost completely retained by the plain white membrane surface, supporting clear microscopy and physical recovery of deposits.
Most membranes are inherently brittle and difficult to handle; some may be damaged as they are loaded into holders or during standard use. Whatman cellulose nitrate membrane filters are designed to tolerate rough handling.
Pharmaceutical, immunological, biomedical tissue culture, and trace analysis applications rely on knowing that filtration preserves the integrity of the original sample. Because Whatman cellulose nitrate membrane filters have a low level of extractables, they are a good choice for sample preparation of critical samples.