irrigation screen filter mesh to micron conversion

Mesh and Micron

Filtration mesh and micron.
Mesh is a standard number specify approximately the number of apertures in 1 inch length of a screen.

the following table  might help the irrigation field staff and irrigation systems planners to convert screen and disc filters mesh and micron definitions.

Size of filtration screen aperture. Conversion table for irrigation field staff.

Mesh

Aperture real size (micron)

Aperture nominal
size (micron)

10

2000

2000

12

1700

1680

14

1400

1410

16

1200

1190

18

1000

1000

20

850

840

25

700

710

30

600

590

35

500

500

40

400

420

45

350

350

50

300

300

60

250

250

70

200

210

80

180

177

100

150

149

120

130

125

140

100

105

170

90

88

200

75

74

230

60

62

270

50

53

325

45

44


Sizes with green background are the most common in drip and mini sprinklers irrigation systems. source irrigationglobal.com

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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