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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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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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Hoyt Screen Increases Production Rates, Wear Life

Hoyt Wire Cloth has developed a screen cloth manufacturing technology unique in the production of efficient and long-wearing woven wire screens, the company said. It is made possible by the compression and expansion of the conventional round wire, previously used to produce woven wire screen cloth.

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KPI-JCI Celebrates 3,000th Screen Sold

Johnson Crushers International, Inc. (KPI-JCI) recently celebrated the shipment of its 3,000th screen, marking nearly $200 million in revenue for the company from screen sales and providing 47 high-quality, U.S.-based jobs to its skilled workforce.

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