New portable screen plant from Astec

By Steve Ducker27 July 2022

Astec Industries’ Materials Solutions Group has designed and launched its newest portable high frequency screen plant, the PTSC2818VM.

Astec PTSC2818VM The plant features a 2.4 m wide high frquency screen. (Photo: Astec)

The company says the plant’s innovative design and size is the first of its kind for the industry, featuring an 2.4 m (8 ft) wide high frequency screen.

Equipped with a 2.4 x 5.5 m (8 x 18 ft) top deck and a 2.4 x 3.7 m (8 x 12 ft) bottom deck, the patent-pending screen design features externally-mounted vibrators at the ends of the tappets for a more aggressive screening action.

This is said to create a higher G-force and reduces heat load from material to motors as compared to single, centre-mounted vibrators. It also allows for easier maintenance and adjustments. The screen is equipped with hydraulic operating angle adjustment, a fines collection hopper, top- and bottom-deck discharge chutes and an aggregate spreader.

The new portable plant is available with a variety of options, including: steel screen cloth, vinyl dust cover, hydraulic leveling jacks, immersion heaters for hydraulic reservoirs, starters for three off-plant conveyors and more.

Delivered directly to your inbox, Demolition & Recycling International Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Latest News
C&D waste company pleads guilty to cartel offences
Australia’s competition regulator files charges against Bingo Industries for alleged price-fixing
Tyrolit to update MoveSmart ‘before Bauma’
Internet-connected technology to be upgraded ahead of major trade show
First World Demolition Summit speakers announced
Two named for conference programme at Vienna in November
Steve Ducker Editor, Demolition & Recycling International Tel: +44(0) 1892 786 210 E-mail:
Bridget Leary Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 220 E-mail: