Dewatering screens come in a variety of sizes and shapes to meet the specific needs of many types of projects. They can be made from a variety of materials, such as stainless steel, aluminum, and galvanized steel. The screens can also be customized with different types of meshes and wire clothes to suit the needs of your specific application.

What Are Dewatering Screens?

Dewatering screens are a type of separator that is used to remove water from a material. This is done by passing the material through a screen that has small openings. The materials in the machine are propelled upwards by counter-rotating motors that work to efficiently remove any and all liquids from the mixture. These screens are used to produce a consistent product that is free of liquid that can be detrimental to the equipment used further down the line of processing aggregate mixtures.

The dewatering screens can be used in a variety of applications. One of the most common uses is in the mining industry. The screens can be used to dewater ore before it is sent to the mill. This can help to reduce the amount of water that needs to be treated.

Available Dewatering Screens

How Does A Dewatering Screen Work?

Dewatering screens use two counter-rotating vibrating motors, while some use twin eccentric shafts. Some dewatering screens employ multiple mechanical exciters on larger machines that are mounted on a stressed relieved bridge. The drive component is typically set up with an inclined deck that may be set anywhere from three to five degrees.

Dewatering screens are used to reduce the water content of slurries by rapidly draining them through a series of vibrating screens. The slurry moves down a declined, steeply screened surface, allowing water to drain from the mixture and creating a pool in the valley. As the slurry moves through the system, it is taken back up an incline while additional water separates from the solution. If you would like an even more refined, cleaner product, you can use a rinsing station along the pathway to remove excess water used during washing.

What Are The Benefits Of Dewatering Screens?

Dewatering screens offer a variety of benefits to a multitude of project use cases:

Improved Efficiency

They improve the efficiency of your processes by removing liquids quickly and easily according to your specific project demands.

Reduce Liquid Waste

They also help to reduce the amount of waste produced by those processes. This helps to improve the efficiency of the treatment process and reduce the number of pollutants that are released into the environment.

Protect Equipment

Dewatering screens can help protect equipment from damage caused by liquids. This is one of the most important uses for dewatering systems, as many pieces of equipment can be worn down much more quickly when exposed to liquids.

Reach Out To Mellott For Your Dewatering Screen Needs

At Mellott, our dewatering screens are professionally maintained and provided to clients based on their unique project and equipment needs. Choosing the right dewatering screen for your needs can be a difficult process, and our team of experts is here to help you find the equipment that is perfect for your next project. For more information, reach out to our team today at
(855) 554-1606.

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