Removable bar for bar screen

  • US 6,666,977 B2
  • Filed: 09/27/2002
  • Issued: 12/23/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/11/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A screen system for removing debris from a flow channel, the system comprising:

  • a screen frame;

    a plurality of bars;

    an upper holder and a lower holder carried by the frame for holding the bars on the frame parallel to and spaced apart from each other, the bars being in releasable engagement with the upper and lower holders;

    at least one upper retainer and at least one lower retainer that releasably secure to the upper and lower holders, respectively, and wedge upper and lower ends of each of the bars against lateral movement; and

    a rake having a plurality of tines that fit between bars of the bar screenfield, the rakes being movable along the bars to clear the bar screenfield of debris.

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