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Fine Mesh Space Cloth Tensil Bolting Cloth Mill Grade Market Grade Heavy Grade U.S. Std. Sieve
Closest Opening
Inches Microns Mesh Opening Gauge Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Std Sieve In Inches
Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns
.5000 12,700       #4 .5000 12,700        

2 MG

.4460

11,330

                    
.4375 11,112      

#8

.4375

11,112                2 MKG .4370 11,100 2 HG .4200 10,670      
.3750 9525      

#6

.3750

9525

                                   
.3125 7938      

#9

.3125

7938

      3 MG .2920 7420 3 MKG  .2790  7090 3 HG .2700 6866    
.2500 6350      

#10

.2500

6350

                                
.2230 5664      

#12

.2188

5556

         4 MG .2150 5460 4 MKG .2030 5156       3.5 .2205
.1870 4750                   5 MG .1680 4270 5 MKG .1590 4040 4 HG .1870 4749 4 .1870
.1570 3988      

#12

.1563

3969

      6 MG .1390 3530 6 MKG .1347 3421 5 HG .1530 3886 5 .1575
.1320 3353      

#12

.1250

3175

      7 MG .1150 2921       6 HG .1320 3350 6 .1319
.1110 2819      

#15

.0938

2381

      8 MG .1050 2667 7 MKG .1110 2815 7 HG .1079 2739 7 .1102
.0937 2380                   9 MG .0880 2235 8 MKG .0970 2463 8 HG .0930 2362 8 .0929
.0787 1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

      10 MG .0770 1955 10 MKG .0750 1905 8 HG .0780 1981 10 .0787
.0730 1854                         11 MKG .0730 1854 10 HG .0680 1727      
.0661 1679             14 TBC .0624 1586 12 MG .0650 1651 12 MKG .0603 1524 10 HG .0650 1651 12 .0669
.0555 1410             16 TBC .0535 1359 14 MG .0540 1371 14 MKG .0514 1306 12 HG .0550 1397 14 .0551
 
Particle Size

 

Fine Mesh Space Cloth Tensil Bolting Cloth

 

Mill Grade Market Grade

  

Heavy Grade

 

U.S. Std. Sieve
Closest Opening
Inches Microns Mesh Opening Gauge Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Std Sieve In Inches
Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns
.0469 1191             18 TBC .0466 1183 16 MG .0468 1181 16 MKG .0445 1130 14 HG .0460 1179 16 .0465
.0410 1041             20 TBC .0410 1041 18 MG .0410 1031       16 HG .0400 1003    
.0394 1001             22 TBC .0380 964 20 MG .0360 914 18 MKG .0386 979 14 HG .0360 925 18 .0394
.0331 841                   22 MG .0320 813       20 HG .0330 838 20 .0335
.0310 787             26 THC .0310 787 24 MG .0290 729 22 MKG .0310  774  20 HG .0300 762    
.0278 706                   26 MG .0276 699 24 MKG .0277 704 20 HG .0270 685 25 .0280
.0268 681             30 TBC .0268 681

28 MG

.0260

653

          
.0248 630             32 TBC .0248 629

30 MG

.0240

605

     

24 HG

.0240

602

   
.0234 594             34 TBC .0229 582 32 MG .0220 566

30 MKG

.0210  542  30 .0236
.0213 541             36 TBC .0213 541 34 MG .0200 518       30 HG .0210 529    
.0197 500                   36 MG .0190 478         35 .0197
.0185 470             40 TBC .0185 470                       
.0183 465             43 TBC .0182 464 38 MG .0180 452

 35 MKG

.0180  445     
.0172 437             44 TBC .0172 437       35 HG .0170 427    
.0165 419             46 TBC .0162 411 40 MG .0165 419

40 MKG

.0160  394  40 .0167
.0153 389             48 TBC .0153 389       40 HG .0150 381    
 
Particle Size

 

Fine Mesh Space Cloth Tensil Bolting Cloth Mill Grade Market Grade Heavy Grade U.S. Std. Sieve
Closest Opening
Inches Microns Mesh Opening Gauge Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Std Sieve In Inches
Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns
.0145 368             50 TBC .0145 368 45 MG .0140 360          
.0139 353             56 TBC .0140 350       45 .0140
.0130 330             54 TBC .0130 330

45 MKG

.0130  323     
.0127 323             60 TBC .0126 322 50 MG .0125 318          
.0122 310             60 TBC .0122 309          
.0117 297             70 TBC .0113 287 55 MG .0112 284       50 .0118
.0111 282             64 TBC .0111 282   50 MKG .0110 279    
.0106 269             70 TBC .0106 269          
.0102 259             72 TBC .0102 259 60 MG .0102 258          
.0098 249             74 TBC .0098 249       60 .0098
.0095 241             76 TBC .0095 240          
.0091 231             78 TBC .0091 231 60 MKG .0092 233    
.0088 224             80 TBC .0088 224       60 HG .0090 220    
.0083 211                         70 .0083
.0079 201 100 FM .0078 198       88 TBC .0079 200          
.0076 193                   70 HG .0073 185    
.0070 178             94 TBC .0071 181 80 MKG .0070 178 80 .0071
 
Particle Size Fine Mesh Space Cloth Tensil Bolting Cloth Mill Grade Market Grade Heavy Grade U.S. Std. Sieve
Closest Opening
Inches Microns Mesh Opening Gauge Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Mesh Opening Std Sieve In Inches
Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns Inches Microns
.0065 165             105 TBC .0065 166          
.0059 150 110 FM .0050 129       120 TBC .0058 148 100 MKG .0055 140     100 .0059
.0049 124 110 FM .0046 117       145 TBC .0047 119 120 MKG .0046 118 120 .0049
.0041 104 130 FM .0039 99       165 TBC .0042 106 150 MKG .0041 103 140 .0042
.0035 88 170 FM .0033 84       200 TBC .0034 86       170 .0035
.0029 74 220 FM .0029 72       230 TBC .0029 75 200 MKG .0029 74 200 .0030
.0025 64

250 FM

.0024

61

                  230 .0025
.0021 53 325 FM .0020 50             270 .0021
.0017 43

370 FM

.0016

41

            325 MKG .0017 43 325 .0018
.0015 38

400 FM

.0015

38

                  400 .0015
.0010 25

500 FM

.0010

25

                  500 .0010
.0008 20                           635 .0008

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