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Wedge Wire Screen Open Area

2015-04-07 By zhaozhao

The percent open area of the Wedge Wire Screen can be an important parameter  when predicting flow capacity. The following equation can be used to calculate  the percent of open area.

Open Area = ( Slot Opening / (Wire Width + Slot Opening)) × 100

 
Wire Width Slot Opening
.010" .020" .030" .040" .060"
.045" 18% 30% 40% 47% 57%
.063" 13% 24% 32% 38% 48%
.069" 12% 22% 30% 36% 46%
.093" 10% 18% 24% 30% 39%
.120" 7% 14% 20% 25% 33%

 

Welded Wedge Wire Screen Data Profile and Open Areas:

 
Aperture 22SB 28SB 34SB 42SB 34SB 1/8 grizzly
0.25mm 14.29% 10.20% 8.20%     7.31%
0.3mm 16.67% 12.00% 9.68%      
0.35mm 18.92% 13.73% 11.11% 9.33%    
0.4mm 21.05% 15.38% 12.50% 10.53% 15.38% 11.20%
0.5mm 25.00% 18.52% 15.15% 12.82% 18.52% 13.62%
0.75mm 33.33% 25.42% 21.13% 18.07% 25.42%  
1mm 40.00% 31.25% 26.32% 22.73% 31.25%  
1.25mm   36.23% 30.86% 26.88% 36.23%  
1.5mm   40.54% 34.88% 30.61% 40.54%  
2mm   47.62% 41.67% 37.04% 47.62%  
2.5mm   53.19% 47.17% 42.37% 53.19%  
3mm   57.69% 51.72% 46.88% 57.69%  
4mm   64.52% 58.82% 54.05% 64.52%  
5mm   69.44% 64.10% 59.52% 69.44%  
6mm     68.18% 63.83% 73.17%  
7mm     71.43% 67.31% 76.09%  
8mm     74.07% 70.18% 78.43%  
9mm     76.27% 72.58% 80.36%  
10mm     78.13% 74.63% 81.97%  
11mm     79.71% 76.39% 83.33%  
12mm     81.08% 77.92% 84.51%  
12.7mm     81.94% 78.88% 85.23%  

 

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