A wide choice of Brushes for cleaning, maintenance and sample handling is needed in laboratories. Gilson has selected a variety of the most useful styles to get the job done right, and we offer them here.
Whether used as an accessory for sieve maintenance or for cleaning, we offer an array of shapes, sizes and brush textures to make the task easier and more efficient.
- Coarse Screen Tray Brush – Recommended for use with No. 30 and coarser wire cloth in screen trays. Brass wire bristles effectively clean screen tray corners and are also good for cleaning molds.
- Coarse Sieve Cleaning Brush – Brass wire bristles work well with No. 30 and coarser wire cloth in round sieves.
- Fine Sieve Cleaning Brush – Soft bristles provide gentle cleaning of No. 16 and finer sieves.
- Small Fine Sieve Cleaning Brush – For use with 3in diameter or Precision Electroformed Sieves; this brush has tapered bristles to easily clean fine mesh sieves.
- Wire Loop Brush – With fan-type metal bristles, this brush is designed for use with coarse wire cloth.
- Table Brush – This is a general purpose clean-up brush, constructed of horsehair bristles. Its handle is ther wood or plastic, depending on current availability.
- Wire Scratch Brush – Good to use with soil-cement specimens, this brush has flat wire bristles grouped in 5x10 rows and a sturdy wood block handle.
- Scrub Brushes – Available in 8 or 20in, these brushes are well-suited for concrete testing equipment and can withstand heavy everyday use.
- Camel Hair Brush Set – Used primarily for cleaning delicate mesh sieves, this set of four comes with two round-tip and two flat-tip brushes. Bristles are camel hair, and set in solvent-resistant cement.
- Nylon Sieve Cleaning Brush – This brush has nylon bristles and a straight wood handle, and is optimal for cleaning No. 120 mesh and finer sieves.
To learn more about how to choose the right brush to clean your test sieve, read the Gilson Insights blog post, Spring Cleaning: How to Clean Your Test Sieves