Y-type Strainer

Y-type Strainer

Design: B16.34

Connection type:

1.END FLANGE(RF/RTJ):ASME B16.5 (2” to 24”)


Face to Face: ASME B16.10;

Test: API 598;

Product range:

Size: NPS 2″~24″(DN50~DN600)

Pressure Rating: ASME CLASS 150LB~2500LB(PN16~PN420)

Product Detail

Product Tags

Material of body

Carbon Steel


Low Temperature Steel


Stainless Steel

CF8, CF8M, CF3, CF3M, CF8C, CF10, CN7M, CG8M, CG3M

Alloy Steel

WC6, WC9, C5, C12, C12A 

Features and Benefits

1. TH-Valve Nantong’s Y-Shaped Design allows for efficient flow of fluids and provides a larger filtration area compared to other strainer types.

2. Removable Strainer Element: The purpose of a Y strainer is to effectively remove unwanted particles from steam, gas, or liquid by utilizing a straining element typically made of wire mesh. This mechanical process helps safeguard various components such as pumps and steam traps. Some Y strainers are equipped with blow-off valves to facilitate easier cleaning.

3. Inline Installation: Y-type strainers are installed directly in the pipeline, providing an inline filtration solution. They can be mounted horizontally or vertically, depending on the flow direction and installation requirements.

4. Blowdown/Flush Connection: Y-type strainers often feature a blowdown or flush connection. This allows for periodic cleaning or removal of accumulated debris from the strainer element without having to disassemble the entire strainer.

5. Flow Efficiency: The Y-shaped design of the strainer minimizes pressure drop and turbulence, ensuring a smooth and uninterrupted flow of fluid through the system. This helps to optimize system performance and reduce energy consumption.

6. Versatility: One of the significant advantages of Y strainers is their versatility. They can be installed in either a vertical or horizontal position, depending on the user's preference. Additionally, Y strainers offer cost-effectiveness, as their size can be optimized to save on materials and expenses. The choice of material for Y strainers depends on the specific industry and application requirements. Moreover, Y strainers are available with various end connections, including socket and flanged options, ensuring compatibility with different piping systems.

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