Y Strainers

Sanitary Y strainers have many industrial applications, the most common of which is steam applications. A Y strainer, unlike an inline strainer or basket strainer, is designed in a compact and cylindrical shape, built to withstand high pressures. The strainers offer protection for your sanitary steam traps, pumps, control valves, meters and regulators further along in the pipeline. Whether protecting equipment or removing sand and gravel, or in use in petroleum, chemical processing, power generation, marine businesses, food and beverage and pharmaceutical industries, Y strainers can help.

One major advantage of the Y strainer is that unlike other strainer types, it can be installed horizontally or vertically.

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As experienced Y strainer manufacturers,, SaniClean Strainers offers a complete line of strainers designed to meet your manufacturing or processing needs. Among the features and options are:

  • O-ring seals for optimal performance
  • Capacities: Short (1- to 4-inch lines, 4- to 6-inch diameter) and Long (1- to 4-inch lines, 4- to 6-inch diameter)
  • Connections: Clamped (standard), I-Line, Bevel Seat, Butt Weld
  • Surface Finish: 25 Ra Internal, 35 Ra External

Our Y strainers come with duplex configurations upon request and include these optional media add-ons:

  • Perforated Back-Up Tube: with 1/8-inch or 1/4-inch diameter holes
  • Wire Mesh OverScreens with 12-200 mesh stock
  • SANIWEDGE Wedge Wire Element offering slot openings to 50 microns
  • SKS OverScreen which acts like wire mesh, but without any wire intersections
  • Filter Socks ranging from 1000 to 25 microns

Check out our Y strainer mesh size chart below!


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