The Differences (And Similarities) Between Coarse Material Screw Washers And Blade Mills

By: Dave Schellberg July 18, 2019
While they look about the same when completed in one of our manufacturing plants on the shop floor, Coarse Material Screw Washers and Blade Mills are different when installed in a washing plant.

While they look about the same when completed in one of our manufacturing plants on the shop floor, Coarse Material Screw Washers and Blade Mills are different when installed in a washing plant.

Both Coarse Material Screw Washers and Blade Mills are used for washing rock and ore that have soluble mud and clay contaminants that can't be cleaned solely by a wet washing vibrating screen. How one is installed compared to the other depends on the downstream processing and if -4 mesh or 5mm fines need scrubbed or washed too.

Tags: Washing and Classifying, Aggregates, Scrubbing

Dave is a Product Support Specialist at McLanahan Corporation for the wet processing/washing and mixing equipment lines. He has been involved in the process selection and sales of the company’s product line of Feeders, Crushers, Screens and Washing Equipment since 1975, first as a representative and then as an employee starting in 1985.