Z-Plate Strainers

Z-Plate Strainers are designed to protect water meters from
the effects of foreign matter and debris. The Z-Plate design is beneficial to
the hydraulics of a water line by canceling the turbulence and providing
smooth, laminar flow, thereby reducing the need for the installation of 8 to
10 diameters of straight pipe ahead of the in-line meter.

The Z-Plate Strainers should be installed upstream from the inline meter.

Application

The strainer should be installed immediately upstream from the equipment it is protecting. It is preferable that the strainer is installed with the removable top plate vertically accessible for under-pressure flushing and maintenance.

Maintenance

The Z-Plate Strainers can be easily serviced without removal from the main line.

Compliance to Standards

The Z-Plate Strainers comply with all material and design requirements of the American Water Works Association Standards C701 and C702, as most recently revised.

Specifications

  • Available sizes: 1.5″, 2″, 3″, 4″, 6″, 8″, 10″, 12″ 16″, 18″, 20″, 30″
  • Max. Operating Pressure: 175 PSI
  • Max. Operating Temp: 120F
  • Max. Pressure Loss: <1 PSI @ Max. Flow
  • Main Case: Epoxy Coated Steel
  • Screen: 304 Stainless Steel
  • Bolts: 316 Stainless Steel
  • O-Ring: Rubber, BUNA-N, 70 Durometer
  • Flanges: ANSI B 16.1 Class 125, AWWA Class “D”

  • Available sizes: 1.5″, 2″, 3″, 4″, 6″
  • Max. Operating Pressure: 150 PSI
  • Max. Operating Temp: 300F
  • Max. Pressure Loss: <1 PSI @ Max. Flow
  • Main Case: No Lead Bronze
  • Screen: 304 Stainless Steel
  • Bolts: 316 Stainless Steel
  • Gasket: Velbuna

Brochures and Datasheets

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Diversified Products Brochure 3.20 MB 125 downloads

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Z-Plate Strainers Datasheet 84 KB 32 downloads

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