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.
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.
Options include crossbelt magnets, impact feed conveyors, trommel screens and finger screens.