Solid & Solid Separators

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Efficiently Separating Algae at a Water Treatment Plant

July 26, 2016

Seeking a more efficient algae removal process from backwash water, a water supplier contacted Russell Finex, global sieving and filtration specialists.  Following a consultation and on-site trial, it was determined that the Liquid Solid Separator™ was the most appropriate machine for the application. Screening at 100 micron, the Liquid Solid Separators are put into action when algae... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Waste Handling Equipment


May 25, 2016

The Dimminutor provides effective, automatic screening and grinding of wastewater solids in straight through channels and wet wells. This powerful unit reduces plastics, wood, rags and other solids to fine bits, enhancing plant operation and improving the reliability of pumps and other downstream equipment. The Dimminutor employs a smooth, continuously rotating design with high torque.  As... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Eddy Current Separator recovers non-ferrous fines.

May 10, 2016

Without sensor-based or optical sorting equipment, Eriez® Ultra High-Frequency Eddy Current Separator recovers aluminum, copper, and other non-ferrous fines from automobile shredder residue. System's rotor, available in 1.0 or 1.2 m wide, combines ability to produce high gauss at belt's surface with large number of magnetic poles operating at high RPMs to create ultra-high-frequency changes. Combination results in separation of bare copper wire and other valuable metals as small as 2–3 mm. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Centrifugal Sifter achieves rates to 100 tons/hour.

April 8, 2016

On continuous basis, Model K1350C removes oversize foreign matter and agglomerates from on-size material at rates to 100 tons/hr. System features cantilevered 3-bearing shaft design with bearings at motor end of shaft and on exterior of discharge end cover, providing maximum support for heavy loads. Forward and lift access door on gas struts optimizes interior access. Sifter is available in industrial and sanitary construction and with explosion-proof safety switches and motors when applicable. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Metal Detectors, Separators protect against metal contamination.

March 1, 2016

Eriez® Rare Earth magnetic separator, powered by Xtreme® RE7, and Xtreme® Metal Detector Enhanced Platform (EP) enable processors to achieve maximum product purity in food and sanitary industry applications. Recommended for harsh applications, metal detector  can ignore signals generated by products that cause false positives. Products, by working in conjunction, remove ferrous contamination and detect any missed ferrous material as well as nonferrous metals. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Waste Handling Equipment, Green & Clean

Material Recovery Station separates liquids from solids.

July 27, 2015

With screening panel set inside leak-proof, bulk plastic container, Model MRS-30 automatically screens out and captures solid particles while allowing liquids to safely pass through and accumulate in container bottom. When filled to its 30-gal capacity, self-contained unit may be drained to allow liquids to be reprocessed and reused on-site while solids may be sold as highly marketable scrap. Recycling system is forkliftable without pallet and stands on 44 x 44 in. footprint. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Waste Handling Equipment

Nonferrous Separator produces premium, high-grade zorba.

June 4, 2015

Combining 3 eddy current separators, Rougher/Cleaner/Scavenger System is positioned downstream of ferrous separation and trommel screen to size material. Rougher aggressively maximizes recovery of nonferrous metals, while Scavenger recovers any zorba misplaced by Rougher. Cleaner then removes unwanted material from final zorba product. Downstream of RCS system, sensor sorting equipment may be used to separate stainless and lead. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Test & Measuring Instruments

Donaldson Enhances Vibration Test Capabilities

May 18, 2015

LDS V9 combo Dual Slip Plate shaker boosts measurement facilities BELGIUM, – Filtration technology expert, Donaldson now has the ability to perform in-house vibration tests on its products, with a new LDS V9 combo system. The company is developing a heavy truck air intake filtration system, which will undergo rigorous testing to ensure it is robust enough to withstand shock and... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Test & Measuring Instruments

Plastic Pellet Classifiers feature double deck design.

February 18, 2015

Available on Witte 700 Series classifiers, diamond double deck design screens product twice through dual, perforated decks for optimal removal of off-spec pellets. Diamond-shaped openings in first stage screening deck provide constant access to pellet flow in second stage screening deck below to monitor flow during operation, enabling blockages to be quickly found and removed. By quieting pellets into single layer, vibratory technology helps prevent short-longs from contaminating end product. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, HVAC

Dust and Fine Removal System optimizes molding process.

January 5, 2015

Using patented, rotating tumbling process, sometimes with vacuum assist, Model 0308 DFS System removes dust, powders, and fines from regrind or virgin material at approximately 25 lb/hr. System was created for limited space environments and can be mounted press-side to current granulator system. Full accessibility with tilt-back cover facilitates servicing and cleaning. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Circular Vibratory Separators Increase Production Rates of Zinc Oxide Granules at Umicore

August 13, 2014

Umicore increases production capacity and improve the quality of zinc oxide granules by replacing an existing centrifugal sieve with the Russell Finex Separator™. Umicore, a global materials technology group, have a history that dates back more than 200 years. The merging of different mining and smelting companies has made the Umicore Group as we know today, an expert in materials science,... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Pre-Separator operates with 3-5 hp systems.

July 25, 2014

By capturing over 99% of waste before it reaches single-stage dust collector, Super Dust Deputy XL eliminates filter clogging, frequent bag changing, and loss of airflow. Made of static conductive plastic, pre-separator turns old inefficient single-stage dust collectors into super cyclonic collectors. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Material Recovery Station separates liquids from solids.

June 26, 2014

Available in several sizes and capacities, on standard 44 x 44 in. footprint, MOD Material Recovery Station automatically separates liquids from solids to allow both to be collected and processed for recycling or for sale. Self-contained system sets plastic screening panel inside leakproof, reusable, ShipShape™ bulk plastic containers. Solid particles are screened and safely accumulated inside while liquids are safely contained in bottom until ready to be drained. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Vibratory Check-Screeners Safeguard Milk Powder Quality at Nestlé

May 29, 2014

With factories or operations in almost every country, Nestlé is the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Since Nestlé first began selling in Chile in 1934, the country now provides one of the highest per capita consumption and sales of their products. Nestlé's continued commitment to developing operations in the country, and a change in society towards healthier lifestyles,... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Mini Sifter eliminates oversized contamination from powders.

May 29, 2014

Using vibratory motor, Portable Mini Sifter allows particles smaller than mesh size to pass through apertures while larger particles stay on top of mesh. Optional outlet can be added to continuously remove contamination. Available in selection of polished finishes to meet quality control standards, sifter includes casters for maneuvering from one process to next. System is suited for sieving small batches of products in bakeries, laboratories, and start-up companies. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

New Technology Takes Water Out of Coal Separation

March 31, 2014

Mineral Separation Technologies Introduces New System COAL CENTER, Pa., -- Mineral Separation Technologies announced today that it has created a new product, the DriJet 100, that separates coal and ash without using water or chemicals. The introduction of the DriJet 100 follows the recent chemical spill on the Elk River in Charleston, West Virginia. A liquid used for separating coal leaked... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products

Double-Deck Screener utilizes end-tensioned screen panels.

March 14, 2014

Engineered for conveyor-type installations, 84 x 48 in. MR-7 allows materials to be separated from ~1 in. opening on top deck down to 1/8 in. opening on bottom screening deck. Deck combination, with end-tensioned panels, effectively screens diverse materials, and entire width is utilized to full capacity. Additional features include 2 hp, 230/460 V, 3-phase, 60-cycle, 1750 rpm motor; V-drive components, and belt guard and conveyor installation carriage members. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Liquid-Solid Separator helps reduce BOD in wastewater.

February 27, 2014

Filling gap between offal screen and Dissolved Air Filtration system, Micro Drum Screen™ uses screens with mesh sizes of 200 microns, enabling operators to recover extra product during initial processing stages of foods ranging from vegetables to proteins such as beef or poultry. Specifically, system reduces Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Total Suspended Solids, and Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen. Depending on processing speed and type of mesh used, recovered material amounts can range from 600–1500 lb/hr. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Vibrating Screener supports continuous or batch system operation.

January 21, 2014

In one pass, Finex 22 can screen materials to remove oversize contamination, impurities, or separate powders to ensure consistent product quality. Adjustable vibrator allows full control of material on mesh screen, and sieve can be fitted with scroll frame to ensure optimal flow of powder across entire screening area. Suited for check-screening and grading powders and pellets, system comes in high- and low-speed versions, disassembles without tools, and has castors for mobility. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Services

Rental Program offers non-ferrous metal recovery equipment.

December 13, 2013

Mobile series rental program enables mobile NES (Eddy Current Separator) and ISS (Induction Sorting System) to be secured for as little as 3 months on rental or rent-to-own basis. Able to be designed to accommodate customers' needs, rental program includes trained service technician on site for initial setup and operator training. Available units include ISS all metal sensor sorter in several configurations and NES non-ferrous recovery solution in configurations for 3/8–8 in. material sizes. Read More