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Choosing Test Sieves

There are three common types of stainless steel test sieves. Knowing the difference between the three can help to ensure that you purchase the correct test sieve for the job at hand. Although each of the three sieves serves the same function, they do so in different ways. The various characteristics of the three types are enough to hinder production and cost your business money. Make the smart decision.

A pure tin soldered test sieve is commonly used in the pharmaceutical and food industry. The health benefits associated with this material all for cleaner products to be made. The tin is soldered in ways so that the sieve is secured underneath the tin frame. This kind of sieve can be used for both wet and dry applications.

UV Adhesive sieves are created with polymeric adhesives, which help to secure the strainer to the frame. It allows for one the most effective seals for test sieves. It is not recommended to use these sieves for wet applications. It is recommended that it is used for dry sieve applications.

Lastly, there are welded test sieves. This type of sieve has the sieve cloth welded directly to the frame. No metal filler is needed. Out of all the types of test sieves, this style is the most versatile. It works well in wet and dry conditions. It can be made with coarse and fine mesh.

Knowing which type of test sieve to choose can be difficult, so it is best to reach out to trusted professionals in the field. At Newark Wire, we have trained staff who can help you pick the correct products. If you need wire cloth or test sieves, give us a call today.