Strainer is among a group of valves that are used to filter and clean foreign substances that may be in the fluids passing through the installation, are frequently used in pipe installations, and have an important place for system health. Filter element size and materials are determined according to the fluid type and particle size .
They are used in pipelines to protect pumps, meters, control valves, steam traps, regulators and other process equipment.
Other valves and equipment in the installation can be seriously damaged if not used . For example, Y type strainers are generally used in Steam applications.