A shaker screen is an important part of the shale shaker. It consists of the following parts: *Screen Frame– Much like a canvas for painting a screen has to be supported on a frame in order to do its job, this frame differs between manufacturers in both material and shape. Screen frames can be made … Read more
Mesh, as it relates to a piece of woven wirecloth, is a measure of the number of holes in a linear inch (such as 100 mesh) or in a linear inch in each direction (such as 100 x 60 mesh).
API Screen Number is determined using a specific test procedure (asset out in API RP 13C).The test a specifically graded sample of Aluminum Oxide which is passed through a stack of sieves including the test sieve and mounted on a Tyler Ro-Tap®. The method determines the D100 cut point of the test screen and relates … Read more
A new physical testing and labeling procedure for shaker screens. To be API RP 13C compliant, a screen must be tested and labeled in accordance with the new recommended practice. Two tests were devised: cut point and conductance. The tests describe a screen without predicting its performance and can be performed anywhere in the world. … Read more