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Case Study

Mixed Glass Finger Screen

30/08/2018

Case Parameters

General Properties
Equipment Type: Screen
Industry: Recycling
Physical Properties
Unit Length: 2309 mm
Unit Width: 1352 mm
Unit Height: 1146 mm
Unit Weight: 720 kg
Application
Capacity: 40 tph
Product Mixed Glass
Design
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Liner Type Ceramic
Support Type Oscillating Mount
Trough Construction Mild Steel
Cover Type
Motor Quantity 2
Support Location Bottom

Application

Brisbane Cullet, an Australian glass packaging manufacturer, needed a vibratory finger deck screen to process glass bottlenecks. The product was to be fed and discharged by a conveyor on either side of the screen at a rate of 40T/hr.

Solution

Broken glass coupled with a feed rate of 40T/hr is extremely abrasive. In order to extend the longevity of this unit, Vibroflow offered steel finger bar decks for the screening media and ceramic liners on all material contact surface areas. Vibroflow exploited the round profile of the finger bars to introduce rotation in the material flow which complemented the long and round nature of the bottlenecks to be processed. The decks were also arranged in a cascade to allow material to tumble.

Features of this sizing screen included:

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