Tag: Hydrocyclones

The underflow diameter of a cyclone’s apex should be matched to the tonnage per hour. Photo: McLanahan

Six factors affecting hydrocyclone performance

August 7, 2023By

Performance may be measured differently depending on the application, but six factors influence hydrocyclones in all instances.

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Emphasizing safety around the wash plant

August 19, 2022By

Hazards to look for with wet processing equipment and keys to the most successful safety programs.

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Photo: McLanahan Corp.

McLanahan UltraWASH

July 23, 2021By

McLanahan’s UltraWASH modular wash plants are the latest line from a long history of designing, manufacturing and installing modular wash equipment. Engineered to meet demanding process requirements, the UltraWASH provides the reliability, simplicity and efficiency that producers need.

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Photo: CDE

May 2021: The latest in washing, classifying equipment

May 26, 2021By

Equipment manufacturers, including CDE, Deister Machine Co., Superior Industries and Weir Minerals, showcase some of their latest wares in the category.

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Cavex 2 hydroyclones are now available. Photo: P&Q Staff

Weir Minerals brings hydrocyclone to market

November 5, 2020By

The Cavex 2 introduces a step change in performance and sustainability, Weir says, offering water and energy savings.

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Smart Sand’s efficient expansion

August 17, 2020By

Wisconsin-based Smart Sand turned to a longtime equipment partner when building a wet processing plant at its Oakdale facility.

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Motor wiring draped across a vibrating motor to the side of a dewatering screen is a dangerous condition. Check this and replace wiring as needed. Photo: McLanahan

Key safety areas to watch in washing operations

February 28, 2020By

To uphold a safe work environment, here are some safety hazards to watch for around wet processing equipment typically found on aggregate-producing sites.

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McLanahan UltraWash

McLanahan offers UltraWash details ahead of ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020

February 21, 2020By

The company will showcase the newest size range for its modular wash plant in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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To maintain a safe washing operation, walk it daily, train personnel on the proper lockout/tagout procedures associated with equipment, and keep the area around the plant clean. Photo courtesy of McLanahan Corp.

Safety practices to follow around washing, classifying equipment

March 27, 2019By

Keeping your site clean and training operators on safety procedures have long-lasting benefits for your personnel and equipment.

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