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API Stainless Steel Y-Strainer

Technical Requirement:

1. Design and Manufacture:

2. Face to Face:

3. Flange End: ASME B16.5

4 Test: API 598

Product Details

Main parts and materials

Parts NameMaterials
Body、BonnetASTM A351

API stainless steel Y-strainer is a specific type of pipeline strainer designed to remove solids from liquids, gases, or steam in various industrial applications. These strainers are crucial in protecting equipment like pumps, valves, and heat exchangers from damage caused by debris.  Get in touch with us today to discuss your needs!

How does an API stainless steel Y-strainer work?

An API stainless steel Y-strainer operates by channeling fluid through a mesh or perforated screen positioned inside the strainer body. As the fluid flows, solid particles are trapped by the screen, allowing clean fluid to pass through. The "Y" configuration positions the screen at an angle, directing debris into a collection chamber at the bottom. This design facilitates easy maintenance, as the collected debris can be removed by unscrewing the strainer cap and cleaning the screen.

What are the benefits of using an API stainless steel Y-strainer?

  • Corrosion Resistance: Stainless steel construction offers superior resistance to rust and chemical corrosion, making it suitable for harsh environments.

  • Durability: These strainers are built to withstand high pressures and temperatures, ensuring long-term reliability.

  • Easy Maintenance: The Y-shape and accessible cap make it easy to remove and clean the strainer screen without dismantling the pipeline.

  • Versatility: Applicable in various industries, including oil and gas, chemical processing, and water treatment.

  • Protection: Prevents damage to downstream equipment by filtering out debris and particulates.

How do you install an API stainless steel Y-strainer?

To install an API stainless steel Y-strainer:

  1. Positioning: Install the strainer with the Y-branch pointing downwards to allow gravity to help collect debris in the strainer’s chamber.

  2. Orientation: Ensure the flow arrow on the strainer body aligns with the direction of fluid flow in the pipeline.

  3. Connection: Secure the strainer to the pipeline using the appropriate connection type, such as flanged, threaded, or welded ends.

  4. Access: Install the strainer where it is accessible for regular maintenance and cleaning.

  5. Tightening: Make sure all connections are tightened to avoid leaks, but do not overtighten to prevent damage.

Yuanda, a renowned API stainless steel Y-strainers manufacturer of industrial components, produces a range of  API stainless steel Y-strainers designed to meet the rigorous demands of various industrial applications. These Y-strainers by Yuanda are known for their robust construction, adherence to international standards, and versatility in handling different types of fluids and conditions.