Basket strainers are the type of strainers bigger than the Y Type strainers. Simplex basket strainers can be of casted and fabricated depending upon various factors. The shape of simplex basket strainers is like a basket which has the capacity to store large amount of debris. Also, the bigger size provides a proper platform for effective filtration area. Although the weight of simplex basket strainers is quite heavy, its enormous size renders excellent capacity for holding dirt.