finger screen

finger screen

A coarse-mesh, small-diameter, and finger-shaped screen installed at the end outlet of a fuel tank to prevent large contaminants from blocking the fuel supply from the tank. Finer screens and filters along the fuel system trap smaller impurities.
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For high-volume recyclers, Guptail suggests using a finger screen to make a primary cut of nominal 8-to- 10-inch material, sending the overs material along to a picking line and the material under 10-inches on to the unders line, where a magnet will recover the ferrous material in the stream.
For recyclers producing less volume, Guptail suggests removing the 2-inch-minus material using a finger screen and manually picking the larger material.
At the heart of every Erin Fixed C&D Recycling System, is Erin's patented finger screen technology.
For high-volume recyclers, Guptail suggests using a finger screen to make a primary cut of nominal 8-to-10-inch material, sending the overs material along to a picking line and the material under 10-inches on to the unders line, where a magnet will recover the ferrous material in the stream.
After larger objects are picked out by a hydraulic material handler operator using a grapple, material is loaded onto a steel-belted conveyor made by Ptarmigan Machinery, San Antonio, and then heads to a vibrating finger screen made by General Kinematics, Barrington, Ill.
Sherbrooke designs systems using its welded Z-pan apron conveyor, which meters material on to a General Kinematics finger screen.
A dual finger screen by General Kinematics is receiving and sizing material at eight-inch sizes in one recently installed system.
Its highly aggressive screen can accept bofor hers, finger screens, woven mesh and punch plates.