frac-sand-plant-and-production-facilityStack Sizer®, Dewatering Machines, and Polyweb® Urethane Screens Improve Frac Sand Production

  • Eliminated dry sizing stage typically needed to meet quality specifications
  • All products meet or exceed frac sand specifications
  • Equipment flexibility allowed rapid response to revised marketplace demand for increased 40/70 production

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Improving Frac Sand Production at a Startup Plant in Arkansas was last modified: March 31st, 2020 by Grant Rice

Wet frac sand tailings stream  is being processed to recover product before wet sand tailings are sent back to quarry. Water and silica sand is processed over a urethane screen panel designed to remove any remaining product from the tailings stream.

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Product Recovery from Silica Sand Tailings Stream was last modified: November 21st, 2017 by Grant Rice
silica sand wet scalping screen

Three vibratory screens are being use to scalp oversized silica sand particles in wet screening application. Sand and water is being fed from a water separator onto the screen surface. All sand particles larger than 40 mesh are scalped off and removed from the flow.

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Silica Sand Wet Scalping Screen was last modified: March 5th, 2017 by Grant Rice

A Frac Sand Producer was looking to increase production rates at an existing production plant. The product specification goal was to produce a consistent 40 X 70 API (American Petroleum Institute) standard product.  Feed to the Stack Sizer screening machines is from a processed material stream that discharges from a hydrocyclone at a solid feed rate of 150 stph.

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Efficient Frac Sand Screening was last modified: March 5th, 2017 by Grant Rice
Ashphalt Sand Production Dewatering Screen and Dryer

This Sand Production Equipment produces a clean and dry Industrial Sand that contains less than 2% minus 200 mesh at a rate of 150-175 t/h.

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Producing High Quality Industrial Sand was last modified: March 5th, 2017 by Grant Rice
fine screening of garnet from mineral sands

A Mineral Sands Producer used a new fine screening machines (or repulp equipment) to recover Garnet at over 90% efficiency.  The older, conventional vibrating screens were only able to recover material at about 44% efficiency.

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Fine Screening of Garnet by Mineral Sands Producer was last modified: March 5th, 2017 by Grant Rice
centrifuge to dewater slurry and fines

A large aggregate producer replaced an inefficient belt press and settling pond with a 12-15 t/h Derrick® Centrifuge and Hi-G® Dewatering Machine.

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Dewatering Centrifuge and Dryer replace Belt Press at Aggregate Plant was last modified: March 5th, 2017 by Grant Rice
High Efficiency Screens for Quartz Sand

Two, 5-deck Derrick® Stack Sizer® screening machines were installed to achieve a 500 Micron Separation of Quartz Sand for a major Silica Sand Producer.

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High Efficiency Screening Separations of Quartz Sand was last modified: March 5th, 2017 by Grant Rice
screening wet silica sand

A Silica Sand plant required four dual motor wet screening machines.  These linear-motion machines included high open area 25 mesh urethane screen panels.  Spray nozzles were also incorporated into the design for increased fines removal.

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Silica Sand Screening Machines Process 167 STPH Silica Sand at 2400 GPM was last modified: April 1st, 2020 by Grant Rice
fine screening and dewatering for mineral processing

Multiple 5 Deck Derrick® Stack Sizer® Installations

The patented, high-volume Derrick® Stack Sizer® provides a much better economic alternative to Hydrocyclone separators, hydraulic classifiers and less efficient low volume fine screening systems.

Over 300 of the Stack Sizer units have been sold throughout the world for Fine Screening and Dewatering applications that require high tonnage mineral processing.

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Stack Sizer: Fine Screening & Dewatering during High Volume Mineral Processing was last modified: March 5th, 2017 by Grant Rice