Screener troubleshooting: Diagnosing and solving screen problems
Whether your screener scalps, removes fines, or grades material, the machine’s failure can have costly consequences. A torn or otherwise compromised screen can force you to reprocess material, scrap it, or even recall off-spec product. This article will present some of the common causes of such screen problems and possible solutions.
A screener (also called a separator or sifter) is a relatively simple piece of equipment that can handle many different types of dry materials. The screener can scalp oversize material, remove fines, and divide material into two or more products with specific particle size distributions.