• Publication Date: 08/01/1988
  • Author(s):
    Stone, Lawrence H.
  • Article Type: Technical Articles
  • Subjects: Screening and classifying
The materials being screened can partially or totally blind screening surfaces. This article discusses three causes of screen blinding and reviews several anti-blinding devices available for use in circular vibratory screens or centrifugal sifters.

Screen blinding generally occurs three ways: when near-size particles clog the apertures; when fibers staple around the wire; or when materials, resins, fats, oils, or similar deposits cover the wire.

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