0

The data sheet for the solvent filtration apparatus includes the following illustration for the assembly procedure:

Assembly instructions

I'm not sure how to orient the part in the middle, a stainless steel screen. According to the scheme, its lip must face down, however I'm sure as to what counts as a "lip" here, exactly: an extended part of the metal o-ring, or the side of the ring that is leveled level with mesh:

Side 1Side 2

My understanding is that the orientation on the right is the correct one as in this case the metal mesh is also leveled with the membrane filter surface, but I'd appreciate a literate interpretation.

  • 1
    "Lip" in this sense means an extension. The top photo shows the lip extending upward from the screen. – Hot Licks Feb 13 at 13:34
  • 1
    You've confused documentation with document. There's no such thing as a technical documentation because there's no such thing as a documentation. Documentation is a mass noun just like most -ation words. The count noun is simply document. – tchrist Feb 13 at 15:06
  • @tchrist Good point, thank you for your correction! – andselisk Feb 13 at 15:19
2

The edge of a hollow container or an opening.

Common example: A cup has a lip and it is often also referred to as a rim. In your case, it is the protruding side that moves away from the mesh; so, yes, the mesh side would go up and the side with a void would go down.

| improve this answer | |
2

I THINK it means that the lip (as seen in the second picture)is at the bottom and the clear view of the mesh (third picture) should be at the top.

I say this as the membrane filter will need the support of the mesh as seen in the third picture.

| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.