bag-Filter Bark Medium

Filter Bark™ Medium

A long-lasting, high performance, matured and graded chunky pine bark suitable for most biofilter applications where odours are organic in origin - e.g. sewage and sludge works, food processing factories, animal by-product rendering plants, abattoirs, pet food processors, worm, maggot and pig farms

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Product Description

  • Nominal particle size range 5 – 40mm
  • Processed from sustainably harvested pine
  • Reddish-brown in colour
  • Good durability of 3 years plus
  • High resistance to compression
  • High resistance to wind erosion
  • High surface area for maximum microbial activity
  • Low bulk density
  • Suitable as an air flow skeleton for smaller, softer biofilter media
  • Certified by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®)*
  • Free flowing and easy to install mechanically or by hand
  • The special blend of particle sizes ensures minimum compression and high gas residence time in the media
  • One of the longest lasting organic biofilter materials currently available
  • Successfully used in numerous biofilters
  • Low maintenance media
  • Does not absorb too much weight from moisture in odorous gases
  • This product is from FSC MIX Sources at a minimum of 70%, FSC certificate number CU-COC-806457
  • Available in 60 litre bags, bulk bags and loose bulk
How To Use

Installation Rates
• Can be installed at depths of 2.00 metres or more without severe increase in back pressure
• Can be used in association with other biofilter media either as a foundation layer, as a media skeleton or capping coarser material such as Melcourt Filter Bark – Coarse


0.25 – 1.00 m 1.00 – 1.25 m 1.25 – 1.50 m 1.50 – 1.75 m 1.75 – 2.00 m
Settlement Factor – Hand Filling 5% 10% 15% 20% 25%
Settlement Factor – Mechanical Filling 20% 25% 30% 35% 40%


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* All values given in the Specifications table are typical. However, some variation may occur from time to time. Melcourt Industries Ltd reserves the right to alter the specification without notice, for the purpose of product improvement.

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