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'T' Strainers

'T' Strainers
'T' Strainers
Product Code : 18
Product Description
'T' Strainer:
These types of strainers are named after their shape and normally used for course filtration. But with large filtration area can be used with fine mesh also. Body of Y strainer is normally of cast iron or cast steel in various grades with flanged and socket weld type end connection. Fabricated Y strainers are also available. Tee strainer is fabricated from pipes & plates or standard equal tee & flange. Filter elements are made of stainless steel perforated sheet or wire mesh supported by perforated sheet. In tee type strainer many times a structural skeleton made of flats and round bar is used to support the wire mesh. Conical strainer installed in housing is generally used on suction side & named as suction strainers also. Low pressure drop, compact size, robust design and ease of maintenance are some special features of these type strainers.

STD Specification of the filter:

  • Type of filter.
  • Inlet outlet connection size of rating.
  • Fluid to be handled.
  • Viscosity of fluid.
  • Fluid temperature.
  • Degree of filtration.
  • Working pressure.
  • Maximum Allowable Pressure drop.
  • Material of Construction.
  • Quantity of strainer required.

Special features of these type of Strainers:

  • Compact size and Low weight.
  • Low pressure drop across the filter.
  • Adequate strength of element and housing.
  • Permits rapid servicing i.e. ease of cleaning or replacing the element.
  • Low cost - Initial as well as service cost.
  • Component or parts suitable for and compatible with hydraulic fluid concerned.
  • Interchangeability of component with another of same type.