screen pipe

screen pipe

[′skrēn ‚pīp]
(engineering)
Perforated pipe with a straining device in the form of closely wound wire coils wrapped around it to admit well fluids while excluding sand.
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perforated screen pipes are projected horizontally (by jacking or otherwise) for distances up to 250 ft into the aquifer through portholes precast in the shaft.