Screening of ferrous and non-ferrous metals

Maximum efficiency and productivity with Ecostar’s disc screens for scrap metals

Steel, aluminum and copper are metals that can be used indefinitely without losing their qualities, thus they have immense potential. Recycling ferrous and non-ferrous materials at best is a must, not only to minimize the use of raw materials and primary production, but also to reduce energy consumption, landfilling and consequently pollution.
The pre-treatment of metals is of utmost importance for operators, allowing them to eliminate contamination and obtain the right size of metal material for further recycling phases.
The efficiency of the Ecostar dynamic disc screen, combined with the resistance of the Hardox with which it is made, guarantees maximum efficiency and reliability in the separation of ferrous and non-ferrous metal waste by size and the elimination of inert materials.

Hextra in action with metal scrap

Hextra in action with aluminum scrap

The importance of the screening process for scrap metals

The use of an innovative screening system increases the value of the metal, especially in the case of large quantities, as the screen can group any type of metal in homogeneous fractions and reduce the operating space necessary to clean the inert materials from metal fractions.
In the case of scrap metals, anti-wear discs or Hardox discs reinforced with anti-wear wire for better durability, resistance and for less maintenance interventions can be used on the disc screening technology.

The advantages of Ecostar solutions for scrap metals screening

With the Ecostar disc screening technology for the separation of scrap ferrous and non-ferrous material, operators can benefit from less space needed, superior flexibility, maximum accuracy in sizing and cleaning the resulting metal fractions from inert materials, low maintenance costs and limited energy consumption. Moreover, they can adjust the original fraction by (± 30%) autonomously and in real-time.

from 5 to 150 t/h
10, 20, 30, 50, 80, 100, 150 mm
With wet materials

The best technology in the treatment of ferrous and non-ferrous metals

DDS (Dynamic Disc Screening) is Ecostar’s patented technology particularly efficient for the processing of scrap metal. DDS allows real time changes to the predetermined screening section (± 30%), which can be obtained by varying the speed of the shafts with the help of the inverter.

DDS, patented technology for disc screens


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