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  1. Miniature In-Line Screens and Breathers Provide Big Benefits in Particulate Control

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    Miniature In-Line Screens and Breathers help engineers protect critical components from damage or reduced performance due to clogging or reduced flow rates. Designed to augment the protection of critical components in fluid control systems, the fine screens are intended to prevent the occasional particles that enter the fluid during installation or otherwise.

    The primary objective for these devices is simple: a last chance to catch any solid contaminants and prevent them from entering a component or a system. This makes Miniature In-Line Screens ideal for use with precision orifices, pneumatic transducers, gas and liquid flow instruments, medical devices, filling and purging systems, pneumatic timers, transmitters, pneumatic transmission lines, hydraulic controls, leak test equipment and flow measurement devices.

    O’Keefe Controls Co. Miniature Fine Screen Breathers provide an air passage into equipment, enclosures, and pneumatic controls while preventing the ingestion of solid particles. In both types of devices, the fine stainless steel wire screens do not introduce loose particles into the fluid stream; the screens are thoroughly cleaned in the manufacturing process to prevent inadvertent introduction of contaminants.

    O’Keefe Controls Co. also provides bound and unbound stainless steel wire screens, allowing direct integration into your device or system. The option of a bound edge stiffens the assembly and makes them easier to handle. These are available in a variety of outer-dimension sizes.

    Four levels of particle retention are available (10, 15, 25 and 100 microns). They are offered in either brass or 303 stainless steel fittings, and many connection options are available for the miniature in-line screen fittings. Miniature fine screen breathers are rated at 15, 25 or 100 microns and are available in either brass or stainless steel fittings. Connection sizes are 10-32, 1/8″ or 1/4″ NPT. In all cases, the screen material is stainless steel.

    For more technical information, contact  O’Keefe Controls at info@okeefecontrols.com Tel: 203.261.6711.

    Based in Monroe, CT, O’Keefe Controls Co. is a world-class producer of precision orifices and fluid control devices used in a wide range of liquid and gas flow metering applications. The manufacturer’s headquarters are at 4 Maple Drive, Monroe, CT, 06468.