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Tier IV

Tier IV (Tier 4), is an engine emissions standard. There are several tiers of emissions standards that large diesel engines must adhere to by certain dates. Tier IV engines have exhaust after treatment systems to reduce emissions of particulate matter (soot) …

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Tier III

Tier III (Tier 3), is an engine emissions standard. There are several tiers of emissions standards that large diesel engines must adhere to by certain dates. Tier III engines have more advanced technology than Tier II which reduces the amount of …

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Tier II

Tier II (Tier 2), is an engine emissions standard. There are several tiers of emissions standards that large diesel engines must adhere to by certain dates. Tier II engines have more advanced technology than Tier I which reduces the amount of …

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Polyurethane Wear Plates

Polyurethane wear plates are used in areas of a machine, such as the inside of the hopper and conveyor side walls, where material passes and creates abrasion. These wear plates vary in thickness and slow the rate at which the …

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Star Axle

A star axle is a row of stars in an S60 Star Screen that are part of a cassette. They are used for screening material and can easily be removed because of the Lubo Quick Disconnect System.

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Star Screen Table

A star screen table is an optional additional machine that a screen can feed into for additional separation. These machines are used when the size of the finished product is crucial to consumers.

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Belt Scraper

The belt scraper is a thin metal or rubber plate, measuring the width of the conveyor belt, that is used to remove material that has attached to the belt. Belt Scrapers are used on top and/or bottom of a belt …

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Conveyor Belt

The Conveyor Belt on the stacking conveyors is a cleated, rubber belt that is on a conveyor system and used to transport material.

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Cleated Belt

A cleated belt is a conveyor belt with transverse raised sections to stabilize material carried up the discharge belt.

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Remote Control

Stacking Conveyors have a hand held, wireless device that can operate multiple machine functions via remote control. This allows for convenient single-person operation.

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Side Skirts

A side skirt helps prevent spillage of the product and reduce contamination under the conveyor belt. It consists of an aluminium enclosure with a strip of polyurethane wear plates to reduce the damage done to the machine.

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Infeed Hopper

The infeed hopper is where material is fed into the stacking conveyor so that it can be moved up the conveyor belt and into a stockpile.

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Hardox

Sometimes referred to as a wear plate, is a wear-resistant sheet steel. It is manufactured and exported worldwide by the Swedish company SSAB, which developed the first modern wear-resistant sheet in 1974. This steel wears very slowly, even when under …

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Full Length Skirting

Skirting is a multi-purpose rubber that is used as a side skirt on a conveyor belt system to prevent material spillage.

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Lifting Bars

Lifting bars are used in trommel drums to lift material while the drum turns to help in the material separation process. The lifting bars in a wire mesh drum are part of the drum frame and cannot be removed. Lifting …

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Tier II

Tier II (Tier 2), is an engine emissions standard. There are several tiers of emissions standards that large diesel engines must adhere to by certain dates. Tier II engines have more advanced technology than Tier I which reduces the amount of …

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Tier III

Tier III (Tier 3), is an engine emissions standard. There are several tiers of emissions standards that large diesel engines must adhere to by certain dates. Tier III engines have more advanced technology than Tier II which reduces the amount of …

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Tier IV

Tier IV (Tier 4), is an engine emissions standard. There are several tiers of emissions standards that large diesel engines must adhere to by certain dates. Tier IV engines have exhaust after treatment systems to reduce emissions of particulate matter (soot) …

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Air Separator

The air separator is an optional add-on to any screen, that helps to separate light fraction material like plastics or paper, from heavy fraction material including large wood and rock.

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Conveyor Belt

The conveyor belts on Terra Select screens are cleated, rubber belts that run on a conveyor system. They are used to transport material away from the machine.

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Auxiliary Drive

The auxiliary drive is an additional connection used to hydraulically power ancillary equipment. It may be added to any of the trommel screens.

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Deck Screen

A Deck Screen consists of a drive that induces vibration that causes material separation, as it is moved through the machine.

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Destoner Belt

A secondary conveyor belt that pivots from horizontal to vertical allowing stones to roll backwards while processed stock is transferred forward via conveyor belt. This feature may be added to any screening/separating machine.

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Carrier Wheels

Carrier wheels are used to drive and support the trommel drum. They vary in size based on the machine you have.

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Cassette

A cassette is a frame that holds a varying number of star axles. This is featured in the S60 Star Screen.

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Belt Scraper

The belt scraper is a thin metal or rubber plate, measuring the width of the conveyor belt, that is used to remove material that has attached to the belt. Belt scrapers are used on top and/or bottom of a belt …

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Cleaning Brush

A cleaning brush is a wheel style brush mounted on the outside of a trommel drum, used to clean material sticking to the inside of the drum as it rotates.

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Cleaning Brush Fingers

Cleaning brush fingers are used to control the upward motion of a cleaning brush and to keep constant pressure on the drum.

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Positive Fitting Drive Belt

Sometimes referred to as a cogged belt, the positive fitting drive belt is a belt that has notches on the bottom. This allows for positive traction with the conveyor belt pulley, eliminating belt slipping.

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Remote Control

Terra Select Screens have a hand held, wireless device that can operate multiple machine functions via remote control. This allows for convenient single-person operation.

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Rubber Stars

Rubber stars are the most common type of star used in a star screen. They come in various sizes, depending on what size of material is desired. Steel stars are also available.

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Drum Change

There are primarily two methods used to change a trommel drum. The first requires you to connect chains to both ends of the drum and lift it out of the trommel machine using an excavator. The second method requires the …

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Side Skirts

A side skirt helps prevent spillage of the product and reduce contamination under the conveyor belt. It consists of an aluminium enclosure with a strip of Polyurethane wear plates to reduce the damage done to the machine.

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Infeed Hopper

The Infeed Hopper includes the hopper, the hopper feed belt and in star screens, a dosing roller. It is the first thing to greet the feedstock as the feed rollers pull the feedstock into the machine for screening.

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Magnetic Head Pulley

The optional Magnetic Head Pulley is positioned at the top of the discharge belt and is designed to pull ferrous materials (such as nails) from the ground material. The ferrous metal then travels around the head pulley, is separated, and …

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Polyurethane Wear Plates

Polyurethane wear plates are used in areas of a machine, such as the inside of the hopper and conveyor side walls, where material passes and creates abrasion. These wear plates vary in thickness and slow the rate at which the …

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Punch Plate

A punch plate drum is a type of drum used in Terra Select Trommel Screens. It provides the most consistent sizing of material for applications like compost and mulch.

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Star Screen Attachment

A star screen attachment is an additional piece of equipment that can be added to a screen for additional separation, such as vacuum system to aide in removing light fraction material (plastic), destoner conveyor to aide in the removal of …

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Star Deck Cartridge

A star deck cartridge is a metal frame that holds multiple star axles with various rows of stars for screening material.

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Trommel Opening

The trommel opening is where the material first enters the drum. It first passes through the hopper, then arrives in the trommel drum where it is screened.

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Stone Separator

A stone separator is a feature certain Terra Select Screens that helps remove stones from the material being screened.

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Wheel Loader

A wheel loader is a machine used in operation yards with a large bucket at the front that moves up and down to move aside or load materials.

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Yard Drive

The Yard Drive is a wheel drive system that aides in the movement of a wheeled machine in an operation yard. The system consists of a steel wheel that applies pressure to a machines wheel and turns it for machine …

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Screen Size

Screen size refers to the hole size in a trommel drum. Common screen hole sizes range from 1/4" to 3". The material fraction size needed will determine the screen hole size.

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Dosing Roller

Also known as a metering roller, a dosing roller is a drum with spikes of varying sizes that is designed to fluff, dose, meter or spread material flowing from the hopper into a star screen deck.

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Drum Size

The size of the drum is determined by the diameter and length of the drum. The T30 Trommel Screen has a diameter of 5' 3" (160 cm), and the T60 and T70 have diameters of 7' 3" (220 cm).

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Trommel Drum

Sometimes known as an auger, a trommel drum, with the help of a spiral center, moves material through the drum while on a horizontal plane.

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Electrical Drives

An electrical drive is a system that has the ability to convert electrical energy into mechanical energy for screening processes.

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Full Length Skirting

Skirting is a multi-purpose rubber that is used as a side skirt on a conveyor belt system to prevent material spillage.

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Vibratory Screen

A vibratory screen is a device that is made to vibrate mechanically at high speeds for material separation.

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