|FILTERS & STRAINERS - STRAINERS|
|Written by Norrie|
|Tuesday, 11 May 2010 19:22|
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Strainers are generally constructed of finely perforated metal tubes or cones or of woven wire mesh. They are often used temporarily after new piping has been installed or maintenance carried out on a process system. Their purpose in this case is to remove debris such as welding dross or pieces of solid material which entered the system while the work was being done.
The following diagrams show the application of strainers in process operations.