Stainless Steel Fine Sieve Mesh
0.203mm hole stainless steel fine sieve mesh in top quality 304 grade made from 0.16mm wire. As you can see from the image, this is a fine mesh specification. The holes are very small and not especially visible by naked eye. It is of interest to anyone who needs a fine mesh for any application. You would be able to bend and fold this mesh by hand very easily.
The fine sieve mesh made from 304 stainless steel is designed for intricate filtration tasks, combining durability with precision. With 70 wires per linear inch and an overall 4,900 holes per square inch, the mesh offers a fine hole size of just 0.203mm. This minute aperture size ensures that only the finest particles pass through, making it perfect for applications that demand stringent filtration criteria.
The wire thickness stands at 0.16mm, which, while slender, benefits from the inherent strength and resilience of 304 stainless steel. This steel grade is known for its resistance to corrosion, providing the mesh with longevity and consistent performance over time. With an open area percentage of 31%, this mesh strikes a balance between porosity and material strength.
One of the notable features of this mesh is its ease of manipulation. It can be conveniently cut using standard kitchen scissors. Remarkably, even just using fingertips, one can tear it to the desired size, demonstrating its delicate nature while retaining its functional purpose.
Ideal for a range of applications from laboratory sieving to culinary straining, the fine sieve mesh is a go-to solution for those in need of precision and reliability. Its construction from 304 stainless steel ensures it can withstand various environments, making it a versatile tool for both domestic and industrial settings. In essence, this mesh is a harmonious blend of finesse and durability, meeting the needs of detailed filtration tasks effortlessly.
Specification Of This Mesh:
- Holes / Wires Per Linear Inch = 70
- Holes / Wires Per Square Inch =4,900
- Wire Thickness = 0.16mm
- Hole Size / Aperture = 0.203mm
- Open Area % = 31%
- Cut With – Standard kitchen scissors or fingers alone. We would use fingertips to tear this mesh to size
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FAQs For This Product
Can I Use Fine Sieve Mesh For Pharmaceutical Sieving Processes?
Yes, the fine sieve mesh, made from 304 stainless steel, is suitable for pharmaceutical sieving processes. The non-reactive properties of stainless steel, especially the 304 grade, make it suitable for use with various chemicals and substances. Fine aperture of 0.203mm ensures precision, effectively separating finer particles from contaminants or larger granules. Make sure, however, that the mesh meets the specific regulatory requirements of your pharmaceutical applications. To prevent cross-contamination and ensure consistent sieving results, regular cleaning and maintenance are essential.
How Does The Fine Sieve Mesh Compare To Standard Kitchen Strainers?
The fine sieve mesh, with its 0.203mm aperture, is considerably finer than standard kitchen strainers. The most common purpose of kitchen strainers is to drain water from food items like pasta or to sift larger dry ingredients. Due to its smaller holes, fine sieve mesh is tailored for more detailed separation processes. As a result, it can separate much finer particles, making it ideal for applications that require precision, such as laboratory settings or specialised cooking. In a kitchen context, it could be ideal for tasks such as filtering herbal infusions or clarifying broths. When dealing with viscous liquids or semi-liquids, however, its fine nature may result in slower flow rates.
Are There Any Foods Or Particles Too Fine For This Mesh?
Yes, given that the fine sieve mesh has an aperture of 0.203mm, any particle or substance smaller than this size could potentially pass through the mesh. This means ultra-fine substances like certain powders, some yeasts, and extremely fine grains or sediments may not be entirely sieved out. Talcum powder, certain airborne pollen, and some bacteria are examples. Items like finely ground flour, certain protein powders, and some colloidal solutions can clog or pass through for food applications. To determine whether this mesh is suitable for your needs, you need to know the particle size of the substance you’re working with.
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