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    A new opportunity for innovation ASR scrap can be a particularly difficult material to screen and separate due to tangled wiring and easily knotted materials. When planning an ASR sorting system for enhanced separation, a current GK customer had an idea of how they would like to improve their system. However, the customer was uncertain […]

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    Copper Installation- Deep Dive into Efficiency                                                                                                                  The Scenario: Using the current footprint, the customer wanted to replace an existing screen in a Sag Mill copper installation with a General Kinematics STM-SCREEN™. The SAG discharge screen experienced surges of material (25%-40% solids) from the SAG mill, which overloaded their existing screen. During these frequent overload […]

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    The General Kinematics STM-SCREEN™ Two-Mass Vibratory Screen is changing screening at Copper Mountain Mine. Watch this video to hear how the new screen is improving performance and lowering maintenance costs:  Want to learn more about the STM-SCREEN™? Check out photos, videos, and case studies here!

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    Covanta, one of the largest mass-burn facilities in North America, explores their 30-year relationship with General Kinematics. Converting MSW to renewable energy for Pinellas county, Covanta depends on the reliability of their equipment to run without fail. GK’s Bottom Ash Conveyors have been able to provide 95-98% uptime.    Learn more about it in the […]

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    In 2016, a CPP coal mine site in Australia wanted to handle higher ash seams than the CPP had been designed for. It also was looking to recycle coking coal tailings to produce a thermal product. To achieve this, the mine needed an increased reject screen capacity of up to 1000 tph from their current […]

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    Artisanal miners can be found around the world outnumbering the industrial mining population 14 to 1. From panning for gold in a stream to operating their own claim with their own elaborate processing system. Whether it is done as a hobby or a full-time job one thing is for certain: artisanal mining is a way […]

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    A Canadian mine was dealing with the effects of an unreliable screen positioned at the discharge end of a Sag Mill. In addition to creating downtime, the brute-force screen was not processing the desired load of wet copper ore. Understanding the process and the level of reliability that the process needed, General Kinematics’ talented subject […]

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        Charlotte Pipe, one of the nation’s top pipe suppliers takes you on an inside look through their facility and their VIBRA-DRUM® Sand Casting Conditioner from General Kinematics. Charlotte Pipe was looking to increase their production from 80 molds to 120. In addition to this process improvement, they needed to achieve mold temperatures under […]

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    Arnold Magnetic Technologies needed a solution. Located thirty minutes from General Kinematics headquarters, the competitors rotary drum they were using was no longer operational. They needed a unit that would fit in the small footprint available while delivering a superior sand return. Check out the full story in the latest video from GK below!   […]

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    Separating recyclables by density is nothing new. For many years, the use of wet tanks to remove heavy materials from lights has been very successful. Unfortunately, the disadvantages of this technology are increasingly apparent. With stringent and increasing environmental regulations, use of water quickly becomes a messy proposition. When material enters a wet tank, any […]

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