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International Sieve Chart / Micropowder Grit Chart

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Mesh Size  
(microns)
  TYLER     ASTM-E11     BS-410     DIN-4188  
µm Mesh No. Mesh mm
 
5 2500   2500 0.005
10 1250   1250 0.010
15 800   800 0.015
20 625   625 0.020
22       0.022
25 500   500 0.025
28       0.028
32       0.032
36       0.036
38 400 400 400  
40       0.040
45 325 325 350 0.045
50       0.050
53 270 270 300  
56       0.056
63 250 230 240 0.063
71       0.071
75 200 200 200  
80       0.080
90 170 170 170 0.090
100       0.100
106 150 140 150  
112       0.112
125 115 120 120 0.125
140       0.140
150 100 100 100  
160       0.160
180 80 80 85 0.180
200       0.200
212 65 70 72  
250 60 60 60 0.250
280       0.280
300 48 50 52  
315       0.315
355 42 45 44 0.355
400       0.400
425 35 40 36  
450       0.450
500 32 35 30 0.500
560       0.560
600 28 30 25  
 

Applicable Standards: Applicable standards are ISO 565 (1987), ISO 3310 (1999), ASTM E 11-70 (1995), DIN 4188 (1977), BS 410 (1986) and AFNOR NFX11-501 (1987).

  • Distances shorter than 1 µm:  

    • 1 µm — the side of square of area 10−12 m²
    •  1 µm — edge of cube of volume 1 fL
    • 1–10 µm — diameter of typical bacterium
    • 1.55 µm — wavelength of light used in optical fibre
    • 3–4 µm — size of a typical yeast cell
    • 3–5 µm — size of a human spermatozoon's head (radius by length)
    • 6 µm — anthrax spore
    • 6–8 µm — diameter of a human red blood cell
    • 7 µm — diameter of the nucleus of typical eukaryotic cell
    • 3–8 µm — width of strand of Spider web silk
    • 8 µm — width of a chloroplast
    • about 10 µm — size of a fog, mist or cloud water droplet

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