Y-Strainers are devices for mechanically removing unwanted solids from liquid/gas/pipeline.
- Working pressure: 300 psi
- Connection ends: Flange to ASME B16.1 Class 125
- Temperature range: 0ºC to 80ºC Rubber Gasket-10ºC to 350ºC Graphite Gasket
- Coating: Fusion bonded epoxy coating internally and externally in accordance with ANSI/AWWA C550
Y-strainers are mechanical filtration devices used in pipelines to remove solid particles from liquids or gases. In various industries, including oil and gas, chemical processing, and HVAC systems, Y-strainers are commonly used because of their Y-shaped configuration.
Here are the key features and functions of a Y-strainer:
Filtration: Y-strainers are primarily made to catch and get rid of solid pollutants like rust, dirt, scale, and other foreign objects from the fluid or gas stream. They aid in guarding against damage or clogging brought on by these particles, which could affect downstream machinery and components including pumps, valves, and meters.
Y-Shaped Design: A Y-shaped body with an inlet and an outlet makes up a Y-strainer. Solid particles are captured as the fluid or gas passes past the Y-shaped screen or mesh and enters the strainer through the intake.
Removable Screen: Y-strainers frequently contain a screen or other filter element that is removable. Depending on the application and level of filtration required, this screen can have different mesh sizes or perforation sizes. If necessary, the screen can be cleaned or changed.
Material and construction: Depending on the intended application and compatibility with the fluid or gas being filtered, Y-strainers are frequently built of materials including cast iron, cast steel, stainless steel, or plastic.
Maintenance: To ensure the efficient operation of Y-strainers, routine maintenance is necessary. This may entail routinely clearing the screen or replacing it, checking for damage, and making sure the strainer is not blocked.
Pressure Drop: Because of the screen's obstruction, Y-strainers generate some pressure drop in the system. The size of the strainer, the size of the screen's mesh or perforations, and the velocity at which fluid or gas flows all affect how much pressure is dropped.
Size and Capacity: To accommodate varying flow rates and pipe diameters, Y-strainers are available in a range of sizes and capacities. To prevent the strainer from causing an excessive pressure drop or flow restriction, proper size is essential.
One kind of filtration device utilized in piping systems is the Y-strainer. Duplex strainers and basket strainers are two more popular choices; each has a unique design and features suited to particular purposes. The needs of the specific system and the type of impurities to be removed determine the type and size of the strainer to be used.
- Groove – Groove ends
- Working pressure is 300 psi
- Working temperature -10ºC to 120ºC
- Valve comply to AWWA C 606
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