Patent Number: 6,254,653

Title: Pleated fluid filter medium blend

Abstract: A self supporting pleated fluid filter medium having different fibers to provide pleats sufficiently self supporting to maintain pleated form during fluid filter treatment, the invention further including low melt fiber and an optional support frame and a method of making such pleated filter.

Inventors: Choi; Kyung-Ju (Jefferson County, KY), Porter; Dennis R. (Dallas, TX), Braswell; Ronald E. (Johnson County, TX)

Assignee: AAF International

International Classification: B01D 39/16 (20060101); B01D 46/52 (20060101); B01D 29/01 (20060101); B01D 039/16 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018