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Particle Retention and Flow Rate Data

Micron Ratings for Stainless Steel Wire Cloth Filter Elements


Plain Dutch Weave Filter Cloth

Mesh CountAbsolute Particle RetentionThicknessWeightFlow Rate Per Square Inch
MicronsInchesIncheslbs./sq. ft.Oil GPMFuel GPMAir SCFM
12 x 64 290 0.0116 0.048 0.76 3.7 8.3 45
14 x 88 240 0.0096 0.037 0.69 3.6 8.3 44
24 x 110 125 0.0054 0.03 0.52 3.5 7.9 43
40 x 200 75 0.0033 0.016 0.27 2.5 7.2 35
50 x 250 63 0.0025 0.012 0.22 1.9 6.2 33


Twilled Dutch Weave Filter Cloth

Mesh CountAbsolute Particle RetentionThicknessWeightFlow Rate Per Square Inch
MicronsInchesIncheslbs./sq. ft.Oil GPMFuel GPMAir SCFM
20 x 250 120 0.0029 0.028 0.61 1.05 3.1 17
30 x 250 114 0.0027 0.028 0.64 0.90 3.0 16
80 x 700 35 - 38 0.0013 0.011 0.25 0.31 2.4 14
165 x 1400 16 - 18 0.0007 0.006 0.16 0.12 1.89 11
200 x 1400 12 - 14 0.0004 0.006 0.16 0.10 1.66 9.2
325 x 2300 8 - 9 0.0002 0.003 0.10 0.06 1.12 7.8



* This data is based on a test sample one square inch in area.
Oil — MIL-H-5606-B @ 80°F (viscosity 90 SSU) at 1 psid
Fuel — MIL-F-7024-A, Type II @ 78°F (viscosity 35 SSU) at 1 psid
Air — Tested @ 75°F at 1 psid

 

This information is provided as a guide. Actual results may vary based on fluid viscosity, flow rates, temperature and other operating conditions. Charts are for reference only and users of filter elements are advised to verify this data independently.

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