Newleywed's Pinhead Rusk is the most popular grist size, widely used in the production of sausages, pies, other compound meat products and as an ingredient for dried stuffing mixes. The grade or blend used is dependent upon the speed of absorption required, the appearance and texture required of the finished product.
Grist Size approx
The first size is measured when the product is passed trough different sieve sizes. Its passes through the largest sieve first, then in defending order.
1% retained on 1.7mm sieve
50-60% retained on a 0.85mm sieve
20-30% retained on a 0.42mm sieve
Maximum of 22% passing through all the sieves.
Therefore about 80% of this Pinhead rusk is below 1.7mm and above 0.42mm.