Screen Extractors for Tanneries

Description and Working Principle

Screen extractors have been specially developed for:

  • A great amount of hair which must be separated from the water along with other solid substances (effluent from lime drum); or
  • Hair along with other refuse (effluent from tanning drum); or
  • Various solid refuse (effluent from dye drum).

After separation liquid can be re-used for another working cycle.
The Screen Extractor positioned at the drum discharge, sees to the screening of the effluent.

Performance and Technical Features

Screen Extractor

Advantages and Innovative Features 

  • Construction material: stainless steel 
  • Absence of bearings 
  • No mechanical components in contact with the product handled 
  • Low speed 
  • Shaftless spiral, therefore no jamming or blocking even if with fibrous products 
  • Low investment cost 
  • Intermittent operation; variety of screen mesh sizes 
  • Long-life screw brushes