System, apparatus and/or method for repairing sifting and/or filtering screens using plugs with a mesh layer

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9849485
APP PUB NO 20160101439A1
SERIAL NO

14892918

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System, method and/or apparatus repairs an area of damaged mesh in a sifter screen (80). Such sifter screens (80) have woven wire mesh (81) stretched, tensioned and/or secured over a supporting frame (85) having cells (82). Damage occurs to the mesh (81) over certain cells (82). A plug (10) having a mesh layer (14) inserts and/or locks into place in the damaged cell (89). The mesh layer (14) of the plug (10) is flush with the mesh (81) on the sifting screen (80). Ridges (62) and/or ledges (66) secure the plug (10) in place by engaging a lip (96) in the damaged cell (89) to snap-fit the plug (10) in place.

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M-I DRILLING FLUIDS UK LTDWESTHILL INDUSTRIAL ESTATE WESTHILL ABERDEEN SCOTLAND AB32 6TQ

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McLean, Claire Rosaleen Galloway Westhill, GB 6 9

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