E3S Web Conf.
Volume 8, 2016Mineral Engineering Conference MEC2016
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|Published online||16 September 2016|
Improving gravel and crushed aggregates washing technology efficiency through application of high pressure washer
1 HAVER TRADING Sp. z o.o., Poland
2 AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering, Department of Mineral Processing and Environmental Engineering, Poland
a Corresponding author: email@example.com
Removal of fine clay impurities is the most common method of mineral aggregates processing. Various washing devices operate with different effectiveness and capacities. The paper concerns the investigations of aggregate washing operations by using high-pressure washers. A comparative analysis of two types of washers, that is log washer and high pressure washer, shows that the second device operates at much higher effectiveness measured through the percentage of removal of clay impurities. The energy consumption is also more favorable for the high pressure washer.
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