McLanahan’s Lites-Out System Removes Lignite for Producer

Dexter Sand and Gravel discovered a great sand deposit and began producing sand for concrete there in July 2012. The only challenge with their new site was it contained trace amounts of lignite, a material similar to soft coal.

Dexter Sand and Gravel was concerned with the quality issues caused by the lignite and turned to McLanahan Corp. for a plant that could separate the lignite and make the desired product. Dexter settled on a McLanahan Lites-Out System, which uses a pulse-type discharge to induce a jigging action to free the lignite. The McLanahan Lites-Out System allows Dexter Sand and Gravel to meet their gradations and remove any trace amounts of lignite.

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