Test Sieves (Selection Table)

Test Sieves

Application

Test sieves are measuring devices used to determine the size and size distribution of particles in a material sample using wire mesh of different openings to separate particles of different sizes.

Test Sieves Selection Table

Standard Designation Sieve
Opening (mm)
Alternative Designation Part No.
(8 inch)
Part No.
(12 inch)
100 mm 101.6 mm 4 in PCF-84000 PCF-14000
90 mm 90.5 mm 3-1/2 in PCF-83500 PCF-13500
75 mm 76.1 mm 3 in PCF-83000 PCF-13000

63 mm 64 mm 2-1/2 in PCF-82500 PCF-12500
50 mm 50.8 mm 2 in PCF-82000 PCF-12000
45 mm 45.3 mm 1-3/4 in PCF-81750 PCF-11750

38.1 mm 38.1 mm 1-1/2 in PCF-81500 PCF-11500
31.5 mm 32 mm 1-1/4 in PCF-81250 PCF-11250
25.0 mm 25.7 mm 1 in PCF-81000 PCF-11000

22.4 mm 22.6 mm 7/8 in PCF-80780 PCF-10780
19.0 mm 19 mm 3/4 in PCF-80750 PCF-10750
16.0 mm 16 mm 5/8 in PCF-80580 PCF-10580

12.5 mm 12.7 mm 1/2 in PCF-80500 PCF-10500
11.2 mm 11.2 mm 7/16 in PCF-80716 PCF-10716
9.5 mm 9.51 mm 3/8 in PCF-80380 PCF-10380

8.0 mm 8 mm 5/16 in PCF-80516 PCF-10516
6.3 mm 6.35 mm 1/4 in PCF-80250 PCF-10250
5.6 mm 5.66 mm No. 3 1/2 PCF-80003 PCF-10003

4.75 mm 4.76 mm No. 4 PCF-80004 PCF-10004
4.00 mm 4 mm No. 5 PCF-80005 PCF-10005
3.35 mm 3.36 mm No. 6 PCF-80006 PCF-10006

2.36 mm 2.38 mm No. 8 PCF-80008 PCF-10008
2.00 mm 2 mm No. 10 PCF-80010 PCF-10010
1.70 mm 1.68 mm No. 12 PCF-80012 PCF-10012

1.40 mm 1.41 mm No. 14 PCF-80014 PCF-10014
1.18 mm 1.19 mm No. 16 PCF-80016 PCF-10016
1.00 mm 1 mm No. 18 PCF-80018 PCF-10018

850 µm 0.841 mm No. 20 PCF-80020 PCF-10020
710 µm 0.707 mm No. 25 PCF-80025 PCF-10025
600 µm 0.595 mm No. 30 PCF-80030 PCF-10030

500 µm 0.5 mm No. 35 PCF-80035 PCF-10035
425 µm 0.42 mm No. 40 PCF-80040 PCF-10040
300 µm 0.297 mm No. 50 PCF-80050 PCF-10050

250 µm 0.25 mm No. 60 PCF-80060 PCF-10060
212 µm 0.21 mm No. 70 PCF-80070 PCF-10070
180 µm 0.177 mm No. 80 PCF-80080 PCF-10080

150 µm 0.149 mm No. 100 PCF-80100 PCF-10100
125 µm 0.125 mm No. 120 PCF-80120 PCF-10120
106 µm 0.105 mm No. 140 PCF-80140 PCF-10140

90 µm 0.088 mm No. 170 PCF-80170 PCF-10170
75 µm 0.074 mm No. 200 PCF-80200 PCF-10200
63 µm 0.063 mm No. 230 PCF-80230 PCF-10230

53 µm 0.053 mm No. 270 PCF-80270 PCF-10270
45 µm 0.044 mm No. 325 PCF-80325 PCF-10325
38 µm 0.037 mm No. 400 PCF-80400 PCF-10400
Accessories
PB-180 8 in brass pan, full height
PB-182 8 in brass pan, half height
PB-185 8 in brass cover, with ring
PB-120 12 in brass pan, 1-5/8″ deep
PB-125 12 in brass cover, with ring

The sieves Durham Geo Slope Indicator designates as “half height” have different actual heights (from the mesh to the top of the frame) depending on their diameter, as follows:

8″ dia. Actual height is 1/2 inch
12″ dia. Actual height is 1-1/4 inch