What Are Screens and What Can They Do for You?

Aug 7, 2020

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Among the impactors, crushers, and conveyors exist an essential component in the process of processing and sorting material like aggregate: screens. Available in a variety of quantities and sizes, screens serve as a sieve of sorts that filter smaller rocks from larger rocks amid the crushing process to yield specific sizes that producers desire.

On machines like portable crusher plants, screens can be installed before and after the crushing component, depending on the desired output, in order to maximize efficiency.

What Are Screens and What Can They Do for You?

Screens used in crushing operations are generally large panels of interwoven material like metal wire set atop each other with varying sizes of openings that allow specific sizes of rock to fall through them for processing.

Screens are typically either inclined or horizontal and vibrate to enable material like rocks to flow across them effectively. As the rocks move across the vibrating screen, rocks that are smaller than the specified openings in the wire panels fall through to the next component.

For example, a portable plant may have a 3-deck set of screens installed after an impactor that separates the rock into several groups. The top screen could prevent larger rock from falling through in order to return it the impactor for further crushing. The middle screen may direct the next largest rock size to a conveyor for stacking, while the bottom screen catches the smallest desired rock size, allowing fines and dust to fall through.

Additionally, a portable plant may also have a grizzly deck installed before its impactor, which is a specific type of screening system that is used to separate very large rocks from its smaller counterparts. When paired with its own screen below, grizzly decks can be useful tools in reducing redundant crushing on the job, as they are separating material before it even enters the impactor.

Finally, screens can also exist as stand-alone plants that are part of a larger open-circuit crushing system. This enables producers to generate an even wider range of sized material when receiving material conveyed from a portable crusher plant.

All in all, screens are important components of the crushing process and offer immense value for producers who are looking to generate a wide range of rock sizes as efficiently as possible.

Eagle Crusher manufactures portable crusher plants with Deister Machine vibrating screens that offer superior quality and performance. For more information about screens and what they can do for your crushing operation, we invite you to contact us to speak with a Team Eagle representative.

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Screening Plants and Systems for Serious Crushing Projects

The most effective crushing operations are often complemented by an appropriate configuration of screening plants and systems that can best sort and stockpile the material being processed as efficiently possible. Eagle Crusher manufactures a comprehensive range of...

Which Screening Setup Can Optimize Your Crushing Operation?

Portable plants and other crushing equipment can come in many shapes and sizes depending on the needs of a producer. Just as integral to a crushing operation as an impactor or jaw crusher are the screens being utilized to sort product. With so many options and...

Eagle Crusher Company Updates – April 2021

Eagle Crusher Names New Del. and MD. Crushing and Screening Plant Distributor Eagle Crusher Co., Inc. is proud to announce GT Mid Atlantic as the new Eagle Crusher distributor for the states of Delaware and Maryland. The company will represent Eagle Crusher’s full...

Following Lockout-Tagout Procedure to Protect Crushing Personnel

In order to protect team members who are performing maintenance on crushing equipment like portable plants, energy must be completely removed and disconnected from relevant components to make maintenance safe through a process known as an isolation procedure or more...

Optimize Your Crushing with Eagle Crusher’s Configurable Designs

Working in the crushing industry can lead to some unique challenges on the job site. How to best lay out equipment to optimize production? What type of crushers are needed to reduce the material efficiently? Will one crusher be enough for the job? Eagle Crusher is...

Properly Feeding Material for Crushing

On a crushing site, there are many moving pieces and parts that work together to ensure that production is optimized and remains issue-free, like the loaders, the crushers, screening plants, conveyors, etc. Loaders transporting material to the crusher have the...

Reselling Portable Plants & Buying Preowned Crushing Equipment

Portable crushing plants like those that Eagle Crusher manufactures are engineered to be high quality and heavy-duty products in order to withstand the extreme amounts of wear and tear associated with crushing and screening materials like aggregate, concrete, and...

Eagle Crusher Company Updates – March 2021

Eagle Crusher Exhibits at C&D World 2021 The Eagle Crusher sales team exhibited our comprehensive line of crushing equipment and services at the C&D World 2021 Conference & Exhibition, hosted at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center on March 21...

Wearing PPE and Crushing Safely

Heavy material like aggregate and concrete blocks can move around a crushing site quickly, from the loader, into an impactor, and out across conveyor belts. All of this moving material, paired with the site’s heavy machinery, can present job hazards. Crushing teams...

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