A piston compactor received waste coming from two coarse screens. During the screenings discharge into the compactor, a vault effect caused a clogging in the hopper.
“Our operators were emptying the hopper every two days ! ”
→ Waste discharge on the piston
→ Vault effect inside the hopper
→ Equipment shutdown
A customized EQUIP PRESS screw compactor suitable for the upstream conveyor and the existing piping.
→ Screw compactor
→ Waste discharge on the spiral
→ Custom hopper
→ Spiral diameter ø200 (8”)
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