Casted Screwed/Socketweld Y Type Strainer Y Type Strainers


Cast Y Type Strainers: Efficient and Economical Pipeline Protection

Cast Y Type Strainers are essential components in industrial pipeline systems, designed to protect pumps, compressors, and other critical equipment by removing dirt and debris from fluids without causing significant pressure drops. The distinctive Y-shaped configuration of these strainers not only lends them their name but also ensures efficient filtration, making them suitable for both horizontal and vertical pipelines. Widely recognized for their economic and practical benefits, Cast Y Type Strainers are among the most common and reliable strainers used in thousands of pipeline installations.

Key Features:

  • API 600 Wall Thickness: Built to meet the rigorous standards of API 600, ensuring durability and reliability.
  • Compact Design: Engineered for easy installation and maintenance, fitting comfortably within various pipeline setups.
  • Versatile Installation: Suitable for both horizontal and vertical applications, providing flexibility in different system configurations.
  • Large Screening Capacities: Capable of handling substantial amounts of debris, ensuring the protection and smooth operation of downstream equipment.
  • Precision Machined Seats: Provides a tight seal and effective filtration, maintaining the integrity of the pipeline system.

Product Overview:

Cast Y Type Strainers are made from robust cast steel, with alternative options available in stainless steel or alloy steel to suit specific application needs. These materials provide excellent resistance to wear and tear, ensuring long-term durability and performance. The strainers are designed to systematically remove debris from pipelines, preventing damage and maintaining operational efficiency.


  • Pipelines: Protects pipeline systems from debris, ensuring smooth operation and longevity.
  • Pumps and Compressors: Captures contaminants before they reach sensitive equipment, reducing maintenance and downtime.
  • Industrial Processes: Ideal for industries such as chemical processing, oil and gas, and water treatment where maintaining clean fluid or gas streams is crucial.

Construction and Materials:

  • Materials: Constructed from high-quality cast steel, with options for stainless steel or alloy steel, providing robust performance and resistance to harsh industrial conditions.
  • Finish and Linings: Available with special finishes and linings to enhance performance and longevity, ensuring the strainer withstands demanding environments.

Technical Specifications:

  • Size: Available in sizes from ¼ inch to 2 inches, with options for screwed or socket weld ends, accommodating different pipeline requirements.
  • Pressure Rating: Rated at 150#, suitable for a wide range of standard pressure applications.
  • Filtration Area: Provides a filtration area more than four times larger than standard strainers, enhancing debris removal efficiency.

Additional Features and Options:

  • Screwed Ends / Socket Weld Ends: Options available to suit various connection types and installation needs.
  • P Tapings/Gauge: Additional tapings for pressure gauges can be included for monitoring purposes.
  • Drain Valves: Optional drain valves facilitate easy maintenance and cleaning of the strainer.
  • Pleated Filter Element: Enhanced filtration efficiency with optional pleated filter elements, capturing finer particles.
  • Magnetic Screen Insert: For additional protection, a magnetic screen insert can be added to capture ferrous particles.


  • Durability: Constructed to meet API 600 standards, ensuring long-lasting performance even under demanding conditions.
  • Ease of Installation and Maintenance: Compact design and additional features like drain valves simplify installation and maintenance, reducing downtime.
  • Versatility: Suitable for a wide range of industrial applications and pipeline configurations, providing reliable protection and efficient filtration.


The Cast Y Type Strainer is a high-performance solution designed to protect industrial pipeline systems from solid contaminants while maintaining pressure efficiency. Its durable construction from high-quality cast steel, combined with versatile installation options and large screening capacities, makes it an ideal choice for maintaining the reliability and efficiency of your industrial processes. Invest in Cast Y Type Strainers to ensure clean fluid flow, protect critical equipment, and maintain smooth operation across diverse industrial applications.

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