Dewatering screens are common tools used to dewater fine aggregates (typically, minus-3/8-inch or smaller) prior to stockpiling. Feed to a dewatering screen can come from a variety of sources, including cyclones, density classifiers, fine material washers, and even directly from ...
by John Best Dewatering screens were first introduced to the mining industry nearly 40 years ago as a more efficient means of dewatering -1/4 inch solids contained in slurries. In most operations, they replaced older technology such as screws/spirals or rake ...
By understanding the various methods of dewatering, an operator can select the best option for an operation. Hydrocyclones have traditionally been used for classifying, but they can also be used to produce a thick, dewatered underflow. This can be accomplished in ...
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