Industrial Filter Strainer Baskets

Saifilter manufactures all kinds of stainless steel filters, strainer baskets, perforated baskets, and different alloy strainer baskets, all incorporating high-quality filter elements. With their robust filter elements, these products have high-quality permanence properties in your industrial applications and can be used to replace existing and discontinued OEM products. They are usually installed in the pipeline filters and generally have two universal classes: single-barrel and double-barrel. The single-barrel filter has a basket that needs to be closed for cleaning or maintenance. The double-barrel filter has two or more industrial baskets, and this design is to keep the regular operation of the system through the flow transfer from one basket to another during the maintenance time. The standard design basket filter strainer can filter particles of 25-1000 microns or larger. These particles can cause severe damage to pumps, valves, and other significant components. The effectiveness of these strainer baskets largely depends on the quality of the filter element used, which is why Saifilter focuses on providing superior filter elements for all its products.

The strainer baskets are your filer system's most critical filter elements because they are the key defenses against pollutants and unneeded solid particles. Also, it is one of the most essential components of keeping the filter system clean. As time passes, continuous use can reduce the regular operating capacity of stainless steel filter strainers, and the air-logged pump strainer basket can bring a risk to the whole filter system. Routine maintenance, cleaning, and replacing the broken strainer baskets can save much money.


Filter Strainer Baskets Media

Basket Media

Filter Strainer Basket Bottom Types

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The strainer baskets can be customized for any size or configuration structure, and the critical design parameters are usually flow, pressure drop, and particle sizes. The needed baskets will depend on the specific application for the aperture and mesh size. When selecting the aperture size, the larger the flow, the larger the aperture. The liquid medium is allowed to pass through, and at the same time, the wanted removal particle is intercepted.

Water strainer basket usually has smaller mesh, and the more the mesh, the smaller the mesh size. It is best for filtering smaller particles from the liquid medium. The available choices of filter basket sizes are 1/4",3/16",1/16", and 9/64", with various stainless steel wire meshes from 10-550 and combinations to meet your different applications.

Stainless Steel Strainer Basket Filter

Saifilter is committed to meeting your needs, and we will work harder. Our team also emphasizes customer service orientation to meet all these requirements. Our product experts are glad to offer you the quotation and help you purchase the proper strainer baskets for your system.

Order Strainer Baskets methods-please specify below

  • Strainer types, basket or sheet pipe size、pressure grade
  • Sheet types-carbon steel, 304, 316L stainless steel or customization
  • Aperture
  • Size of mesh opening- specify the flow direction if needed


  • Filtration for discharge water and process water
  • Filtration for cooling liquid or cutting oil
  • Lubricating oil filtration
  • Filtration for oil paint, resin, and solvent
  • Bulk chemical filtration
  • Filtration for components cleaning system
  • Adhesive filtration
Strainer Baskets Application scenario

A basket strainer is a type of filter used in industrial and commercial piping systems to remove debris from the flow of fluids. It consists of a basket-shaped element, usually made of a mesh or perforated material, which traps and holds the solid particles. These filters are particularly effective in large-diameter pipelines where the flow is substantial. They are designed to be easily removed for cleaning or replacement, minimizing system downtime. Basket strainers are commonly used in chemical processing, petroleum, water treatment, and other industries where fluid purity is crucial.

The primary difference between a colander and a strainer is their design and typical usage. A colander is a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it, used for draining liquids from foods like pasta or washed vegetables. It usually has larger holes and is unsuitable for separating fine particles from a liquid. Conversely, a strainer often refers to a device with a finer mesh designed to remove small particles from liquids or air. A strainer might be used in cooking for tasks like sifting flour or straining tea leaves from brewed tea.

The primary difference between a Y strainer and a basket strainer lies in their design and the specific applications they are best suited for. A Y filter is shaped like the letter 'Y', allowing it to be installed in tighter spaces and typically used in applications where debris is relatively small and infrequent. It is most effective in protecting equipment from particles that might cause damage, such as in steam or gas applications. With its larger basket design, a basket strainer is more suitable for applications where more significant amounts of debris are expected and can handle higher flow rates. It is often used in liquid applications where regular strainer cleaning is necessary. The choice between the two usually depends on the specific requirements of the piping system, including space constraints, the nature of the debris, and the flow rate.

The frequency of cleaning or replacing a strainer basket depends on several factors, including the amount of debris in the fluid, the flow rate, and the specific application. In high-debris environments, the basket may need to be cleaned frequently to maintain optimal flow and prevent clogging. Generally, inspecting the strainer basket regularly and establishing a maintenance schedule based on the observed conditions is recommended. If the basket shows signs of wear, damage, or corrosion, it should be replaced to ensure the system's efficiency and safety.

A standard strainer basket is a pre-designed model with specific dimensions, materials, and mesh sizes, suitable for typical applications. These are readily available and can fit many standard piping systems. On the other hand, a custom strainer basket is specifically designed and manufactured to meet the unique requirements of a particular system. This might include specific dimensions, unusual materials, special coatings, or mesh sizes unavailable in standard models. Custom baskets are typically used in specialized applications where traditional models cannot adequately meet the system's specific needs.


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