IMB Series Basket Strainers

Designed for inorganic contaminants removal

Rain Bird IMB-Series Basket Strainers are a low-cost filter solution designed to be used for the removal of inorganic contaminants. IMB Strainers trap gross contaminants and are able to withstand a substantial amount of loading without failure. When used as a secondary filter, the basket strainer is intended to capture contaminants that may enter the system as a result of a pipeline break or system malfunction.


  • Removal of sand, rock, grit, and other inorganic contaminants to protect drip and microirrigation systems with fine mesh filtration down to 200 mesh (75 microns)
  • 80 psi standard operating pressure (high pressure systems available)
  • Flow ranges from 110 gpm and up
  • Can be used as a primary filter in specific applications
  • Can be used as a secondary filter to a sand media filter, centrifugal separator, or other primary filtration system



  • Rugged, field changeable, washable and replaceable polypropylene filter mesh sock available in 80, 100, 150, and 200 mesh
  • Easy-entry lid closure
  • Available in welded carbon steel
  • 3M Scotchkote® 134 fusion bonded epoxy coating on interior surfaces
  • Exterior of housing is coated with UV-stabilized polyester powder coat for longer product life and greater protection from the environment

Standard assembly includes:

  • Carbon steel housing
  • Easy-entry lid closure
  • 3M Scotchkote® 134 fusion bonded epoxy coating on interior surfaces
  • Polyester powder coating on exterior surfaces
  • Internal stainless steel basket with field replaceable filter mesh
  • 3-way valve
  • Pressure gauge
  • Tubing with fittings
  • Drain valve

Available options:

  • ASME code
  • High pressure
  • Grooved or flanged mainline connections
  • Available in purple for reclaim water applications



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