SAND RECOVERY UNIT
Buctec bucket wheel dewaterers are relatively conventional washing units, are used for the recovery of sand / fine materials. Most frequently used in the quarry and sand industries they are also applied to a wide range of washing projects for various minerals and mined materials. coming from
aggregate washing plants.
Whilst they do not offer the same efficiency and separation accuracy of Sandtec systems they do remain an attractive option for many operators:
Easy to install
Relatively low cost
- Simple engineering: basic maintenance requirements
Well known by operators across the world
HOW IT WORKS
These machines are composed of a main sand slurry reception tank, an Archimedean screw and one or two bucket wheels.
Fines slurry enters the main tank and is then drawn towards the buckets by the screw.
Sand is lifted from the slurry by the buckets which have perforations to allow water to drain back to the tank.
A. Bucket weel
B. Archimedean screw
C. Sand discharge
D. Tank for water, sand silt collection
FIELD OF APPLICATION
UP TO 2 GRADES OF SAND
LOW RUNNING COSTS