Y Strainers

  • What are Y-Strainers Used For?

    Y-strainers find their ways into all kinds of applications – including food preparation, cosmetics, diesel engines, and the petroleum industry. So, this week, we thought we’d talk a little about the different ways they are used. Y-Strainers can be installed horizontally or vertically with the leg down to catch debris. What...
  • What is a Y-Strainer? (Video)

    Do you know what a Y-Strainer is? Well, as the faithful reader of this blog that I know you are, you should. Of course, I won't be offended if you haven't read the article I wrote a few months back. I know I can prattle on. Instead, you can watch this...
  • Measuring a Strainer Screen: Microns vs. Mesh

    When we are talking about strainers and filters, we are usually talking in terms of microns or mesh. What do those terms mean? Well, they actually mean the same thing, but are expressed in opposing orders. In a strainer or filter, they measure the size of the openings that materials...
  • Y-Strainers: Keeping Things Clean

    A customer called in the other day and asked questions about our Y-Strainers. He wanted to keep some of the rust from his old water heater out of his pipes. He said that he wanted an easy solution to keep his pipes cleaner and to keep his shower heads from...

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