MENU

One of the biggest issues in recycling systems occurs when utilizing a wet tank for density separation. Not only does the material you are processing get wet, but any contaminates on that material are transferred to the water, which makes it subject to EPA disposal regulations.

One way to avoid this is to use an air classification device such as the General Kinematics DE-STONER® . The DE-STONER® uses a high velocity, low pressure air stream to blow lighter density material through the machine while heavier material falls out the bottom of the device. By separating the material this way, lights and heavies can continue on for further processing without having to dry the material. Further, there is very little maintenance involved with the DE-STONER®… just an occasional cleaning and greasing of the low horsepower vibratory motor.

For more information on the DE-STONER® air classifier, contact the GK Recycling Department, or log onto our website, www.generalkinematics.com

  • Amy Donahue

    Test

Related GK News

What You Need to Know About OSHA’s Silica Rules

Crystalline silica is a component of materials which have an abundance of uses in industry and are a vital component in many things used in our everyday lives. It is impossible to imagine houses without bricks, mortar or windows, cars without engines or windshields, life without roads or other transport infrastructures and everyday items made […]

Read More

Waupaca Foundry and GK: Foundry Thought Leaders

  Join GK on their latest trip to Waupaca Foundry in Etowah, TN and see how the General Kinematics team plays a role in the day to day operations. Follow along with GK’s Foundry Market Director, Claude Hutchens, Waupaca Foundry Engineering Manager, Steve Carr, Mill Room Superintendent, Sam McClure, Assistant Engineering Manager, Daniel Reed and […]

Read More
Silent Deck Technology

Vibratory Equipment Sound Levels

When many people think about “vibratory equipment”, their expectations are that the machine will be loud. In fact, one of the most frequent remarks we hear from customers visiting the GK production facility is how quiet the machines are. Our Vibratory conveyors and process equipment typically vibrate at between 5 Hz and 15 Hz while […]

Read More