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Deister Portable Screening Plants

Deister Portable Heavy-Duty Horizontal and Inclined Screening Plants are offered in 6- or 8-ft. widths, and 20-ft. and custom lengths. The plants feature portability and superior screening with many features including:

■ Horizontal triple shaft vibrating mechanism.
■ Walking beam tri-axle suspension.
■ Access ladders and walkways on both sides and front with hydraulic folding on one side.
■ Centralized grease points.
■ 60-in. undersize conveyor below screen/or 84-in. on 8-ft. wide unit.
■ 30-in. motorized head pulley cross conveyor/or 36-in. on 8-ft. wide unit.
■ Self-cleaning, wing type tail pulleys.
■ Appropriate safety guarding for all moving components.
■ A number of custom options.

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Hybrid Screen Solves Blinding Problems

A quarry in western Wisconsin faced an all-too-common problem: they regularly ran silica sand with some clay and rock, which constantly caused blinding and plugging of their screening media. The plugging and blinding meant that operations had to shut down more often than normal for screen maintenance and cleaning – delays that also meant loss of production and revenue.

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A Change of ‘Screenery’

By Mark S. Kuhar

Increasing production and maximizing throughput is nothing new. In fact, next to sizing accuracy a recent survey shows that throughput is the second largest concern amongst producers when surveyed to rank the factors most important when selecting screening media.

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Major Wire Names New Dealer

Montreal-based Major Wire Industries Limited named Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. as its new Authorized Dealer for aggregate, asphalt and recycle operations in Eastern Kansas, Oklahoma and Northern Texas. The dealership offers all of Major Wire’s screen media solutions, including the advanced technology Flex-Mat 3 Self-Cleaning Screen Media in tensioned and modular versions and OptimumWire Woven Wire.

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