Astec launch new portable high-frequency screen | Agg-Net

2023-04-24 10:35:09 By : Ms. Ada Yu

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With its innovative design and size, the PTSC2818VM is said to be first of its kind in the industry Steel Screening

Astec launch new portable high-frequency screen  | Agg-Net

ASTEC Industries’ Materials Solutions Group has designed and launched its newest portable high-frequency screen plant, the PTSC2818VM. The plant’s innovative design and size is said to be the first of its kind in the industry, featuring an 8ft-wide high-frequency screen.

The new PTSC plant is equipped with an 8ft x 18ft (2.4m x 5.5m) top deck and an 8ft x 12ft (2.4m x 3.7m) bottom deck. The patent-pending screen design features externally mounted vibrators at the ends of the tappets for a more aggressive screening action.

This unique design is said to create a higher G-force and reduce heat load from material to motor, compared with single, centre-mounted vibrators. It also allows for easier maintenance and adjustments.

The screen is also equipped with hydraulic operating angle adjustment, a fines collection hopper, top- and bottom-deck discharge chutes, and an aggregate spreader.

Like other PTSC plants, the 2818VM features a nominal 54in x 38ft delivery conveyor with hydraulic drive and full-length skirtboards. The chassis is fitted with manually operated support legs, plus outriggers for additional support, and folding walkways along the screen.

The new portable plant is available with a variety of options, including, among others, steel screen cloth, a vinyl dust cover, hydraulic levelling jacks, immersion heaters for hydraulic reservoirs, and starters for three off-plant conveyors.

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Astec launch new portable high-frequency screen  | Agg-Net

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