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Eaton Strainers - Quick Facts

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Kaitlyn Colligan

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Manual Strainers are used by industrial customers to protect their process piping equipment by removing debris from the liquid that flows through pipelines. At, we have access to a wide range of Eaton manual strainers. Whether you are in need of a simplex strainer, a duplex strainer or a Y strainer, we have a solution for you.

Looking for a strainer but not sure where to start? Here are a few quick facts on the top Eaton strainers we offer.

Model 72 Simplex Strainer

The Eaton Model 72 strainer has been the industry standard simplex basket strainer for years and is perfect for industrial applications in which the line can be temporarily shut down for strainer basket cleaning or changeout.

  • Material Options: Cast Iron, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Bronze
  • Sizes Available: 3/8” to 8”
  • Connections: Threaded or Flanged
  • Quick open cover (no tools needed)
  • Heavy wall construction
  • Large capacity baskets

Model 30R Simplex Strainer

The Model 30R Eaton strainer is a high quality, low cost simplex basket strainer; an ideal choice for moderate pressure applications.

  • Material Options: Cast Iron
  • Sizes Available: 1-1/2” to 8”
  • Connections: Threaded or Flanged
  • Hand removable cover
  • Machined basket seat

Model 53BTX Duplex Strainer

The Eaton Model 53BTX duplex strainer can operate continuously, eliminating the need to shut down processes for cleaning the strainers. The Model 53BTX is an ideal option for lines that must run continuously or batch systems that can’t be stopped.

  • Material Options: Cast Iron, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Bronze
  • Sizes Available: 3/4” to 4”
  • Connections: Threaded or Flanged
  • Easy-to-operate lever handle (no gear box required)
  • Easy access for diverter cartridge removal

Eaton Model 53BTX Duplex Basket Strainer

Model 85 Y-Strainer

The Model 85 Eaton Y-strainer is cost-effective solution for the mechanical removal of unwanted solids from liquid, gas or steam lines by means of a perforated or wire mesh straining element. They are engineered to withstand aggressive industrial applications.

  • Material Options: Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel
  • Sizes Available: 1/4" to 10"
  • Connections: Threaded, Flanged, or Socket Weld
  • Compact design
  • Horizontal or vertical installation

Eaton Model 85 Y-Strainer

Still not sure which strainer is the best option for your system? Our technical sales team would be happy to discuss the application with you and determine the best solution for your needs.

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