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What Are Basket Strainers?

Basket strainers are important throughout many fields, and at Weamco, we offer a selection of strainers that will suit any need. Without a basket strainer, particles would get through and cause problems with pumps and other equipment, making any job more difficult. Although it can be intimidating to figure out which basket strainer you need, we have put together a guide to help understand how they work, what you need to know before ordering, and more. Make sure to contact us to figure out exactly what you need and keep reading to learn more about basket strainers!

How Do Basket Strainers Work?

If you need to protect your equipment from debris that could come through a pipeline, you may need a basket strainer. The strainer is with assist with catching solid debris from a liquid, making this useful in a variety of industries. You can install one basket strainer of a series of strainers to offer more filtration, depending on your needs. Although they are commonly used in horizontal pipe runs, we also offer basket strainers for vertical pip runs like this Type FT Strainer. Talk to our team for more information about how basket strainers work and how they would work in your use case.

How to Choose the Right Basket Strainer?

Which basket strainer you need will heavily depend on the application. You’ll want to consider aspects like the pressure, the temperature, the type of liquid, the type of debris, and the maintenance that your pipeline requires. We have many different types of strainers, so you can choose between materials like cast iron, bronze, carbon steel, and stainless steel, different end connections, different sizes, and more. We even offer custom designs if needed. Our team will be able to choose or create the perfect basket strainer to meet your requirements.

Where Are Basket Strainers Used?

Basket strainers are used in a variety of industries. They are often used in oil and gas, plumbing, food, and other industries to help keep small particles out of important processes. However, these different industries will often deal with different types of liquids, particles, temperatures, and more, which is why it’s important to talk to a professional about which strainer you need.

Learn More About Our Industrial Strainers

At Weamco, we offer a variety of fabricated strainers, cast strainers, temporary strainers, and even spare baskets, so you can be sure we will have exactly what you’re looking for. Contact our team to learn more about our products and to identify the strainer you need for your job site!

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