Plastic Strainer – Aquaculture

Plastic Strainer – Aquaculture
Aquaculture Strainers (RAS Equipment)

Aquaculture Plastic Pump Strainers

MAT-KULING manufactures its own pump strainer for RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems) and Life Support Systems (LSS) to provide efficient flow rate without cavitation while at the same time it extends the pump’s lifetime. Years of experience has proven the fact that companies in the business are in need of strainers for the protection of pumps, compressors, turbines, meters, automatic valves and other pipeline equipment.

The Plastic Aquaculture Strainers are a specially designed and manufactured product to serve in harsh and corrosive conditions. They have the ideal fabrication material for acidic and corrosive liquids. They offer protection to pumps and to the various elements of an installation, with minimized maintenance needs thanks to quick open cover for cleaning. The Aquaculture Strainer serves as a protection filter for the pump, the pipeline and the rest elements of a piping installation from suspended particles.

Strainer Material & Manufacturing

MAT-KULING Strainers can be manufactured in either Polyethylene, Polypropylene or Stainless Steel. The aquaculture Strainer mesh size is 5mm and the material used is HDPE for Strainer body and SS316 and acrylic for the cover quick open/close mechanism. HDPE is selected especially to be utilized thanks to its corrosion resistant features and its higher strength to density ratio.

Due to the wide rage of commercial pumps larger than 800 m³/h flow rate, MAT-KULING Strainers are being manufactured in a large range of sizes from 10 m³ to 1000 m³ as well as custom made for your specific requirements.

Application in Aquaculture

Suspended particles, debris, etc can contaminate water and when remaining unfiltered they may not only clog the pipes but also they can cause serious problems in the pumps and rest elements of a piping system.

The Plastic Strainers find application to piping systems in Life Support Systems for Aquariums, in Recirculated Aquaculture Systems, and in Pool applications. They are installed at the pump suction side, before pump inlet connection where water enters and is pre-filtered while flowing through the strainer cartridge inside the strainer holder.

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Plastic Strainer – Aquaculture - SPECIFICATIONS

Basket StrainerBSF-50BSF-85BSF-115BSF-220BSF-430BSF-650
Flange Size
DN 100DN 125DN 150DN 200DN 300DN 350
B [mm]
Inlet Level
C [mm]
Outlet Level
D [mm]
Body Diameter
E [mm]
Max. Width
F [mm]
Max Flow Rate
Mesh Size
V nominal
Pressure Loss (Vnom)
Pipe/ Mesh opening ratio1 / 4,31 / 4,31 / 4,31 / 4,31 / 4,31 / 4,3
Nominal Working pressure
Working temperature range
Max-min test pressure
-0.6 to 6 bar-0.6 to 6 bar-0.6 to 6 bar-0.6 to 6 bar-0.6 to 6 bar-0.6 to 6 bar
Dry Weight
Operational Weight
* MAT-KULING AS™ preserves the right to update anytime the listed prices (if any). Every effort has been made so that the above specs are accurate. However please contact our Sales Department for up to date technical data, electrical specs according to your regional requirements and current Ex-Works pricelist. The listed prices are for the basic equipment and do not include any optional components.

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