Sieves can be square or sound, with wooden or metal frames, of different measurements and made up with mesh of different sizes. Powders and liquids are passed through to clean and separate any lumps or foreign bodies that might exist, which also help to integrate the different products being mixed.
a) Made of wood, in different sizes with different grades of mesh which cannot be changed.
b) Made of metal in different sizes with different grades of mesh and some can be changed.
c) Sieve – funnel consists of two pieces; a sieve that fits into the top of the funnel that is narrow enough to fit into the neck of a jar or bottle. They are small and used for preparing colors, which can then be passed straight through the sieve into the jars where they will be kept. It is known under the name cup lawn and in this section there is more information and illustrations
d) Made in wood and square, to required measurements and mesh.
e) Sieve – rotary Made in plastic or metal and all the parts are dismountable. It has a cross bar that supports the handle, which when turned rotates a brush over the mesh and pushes the substances, liquid or powders through. It is known under the name rotary sieve and in this section there is more information and illustrations also.
e) Sieve – vibrator are made for sieving liquid slips and glazes and are electrically controlled. They are buckets made in different sizes and materials; rubber and plastic. Have a lid that holds a changeable diameter sieve, there are three, each with a mesh of a different sizes: 60’s, 80´s or 100´s. It is a bucket with a motor attached to the lid, which vibrates so the liquid goes through the sieve and is cleaned and mixed.