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Screen Gaskets 

Newman sanitary screen, sock, and perforated screen gaskets are manufactured from our proprietary formulated compounds, developed specifically for the food and pharmaceutical processing industries. Our materials are resilient against the adverse effects of caustics, chlorine and acid cleaners. to help eliminate loss of product, improve quality control and quality standards. Newman’s complete line of standard style and standard size screen, perforated & strainer gaskets are readily available.

Standard Clamp Style Screen Gaskets Bonded or Removable

Made of FDA compliant Buna, or FDA and USP compliant EPDM, Viton™ or Silicone, and bonded to 316L stainless steel. Every pump, spray ball or piece of equipment that is crucial should have a screen gasket in front of it to keep foreign particles out.  Both woven screen and perforated plate gaskets are available.


  • Standard #10 Wire Mesh
  • Type 316 stainless steel; .025 dia. wire; width of opening .075 inch between wires
  • O/A 56.8%
  • 100 openings per square inch. Other screen mesh sizes are available, see chart for details.
  • Call for size, material, and mesh availability.


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Standard #33 Perforated Disc: Type 316 stainless steel; .033” dia. straight line centers; 324 holes per square inch; 28% O/A. Other size perforated discs are available, see chart at the right.

Hole Diameter Open Area Micron Equivalent
.033" 28% 803
.063" 23% 1573
.100" 33% 2517
.125" 40% 6350
.250" 58% 6350

Sock Screen Gaskets

Designed for high volume processing.

  • For intake and bulk tank applications
  • Speeds unloading
  • Reduces cost


  • 3” sock screen is ideal for tank truck to dairy plant intake dock procedures.
  • 1 1/2” and 2” sock screen is ideal for bulk tank to tank truck procedures.

Superior Quality

  • Crafted from FDA compliant Buna-Nor FDA and USP Compliant EPDM, Viton™ and Silicone compounds bonded to durable 316L Stainless Steel #16 mesh.
  • Our design assures a snug fit.
  • Material meets all FDA requirements.
  • Greater residual containment gives you maximum quality control.

Superior Performance

  • Fully reusable — an average of 250 to 300 procedures.
  • Durable — eliminates leaks and breakage in your lines.
  • Over 300% more stainless steel area than conventional screening gaskets.
  • Proven successful during two-year on-site testing.

Superior Economy

  • Reduces unloading time 25% when compared with standard sani-guides.
  • Decreases pump wear and energy consumption.
  • Economical and easy to use. Environmentally compatible.
  • Dramatically increases unloading pressures for smoother operation.


  • Type 316L S.S., .020 diameter wire; .043” width of opening between wires; O/A 46.2%; 256 openings per square inch.
  • Available in Camlock, Bevel Seat & Clamp Styles
  • Most styles available in 11/2”, 2”, 21/2”, 3”, & 4”
  • Standard #16 wire mesh


  • 3” Sock Screen ideal for Tank Truck to Dairy Plant Intake Dock procedures. Available for immediate delivery.
  • 11/2” and 2” Sock Screen ideal for Bulk Tank to Tank Truck procedures.
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Newman Sanitary Gasket Company is a leading manufacturer of FDA and USP Class VI seals for High Purity Process applications such as the Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage and Dairy industries. Newman Diaphragms provides world class replacement diaphragms for ITT®, Gemü®, Saunders® and Aquasyn® valves.

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