Drywasher conveyer

xracer550

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We got to go test the conveyer on tuesday , It worked Great for about 2 hr's but the build up of rocks & dirt shows me that I have to make a few changes , like putting the motor up at the top to keep out of dust & move the electrical connection, the rock's kept knocking them off , & last make a small box to cover the lower bearing assy from falling rock's.
 
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xracer550

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Just in case anybody is interested here are the updates=
Before = gold conveyer 011.JPG After = conveyer mod2 001.JPG
conveyer mod 1 005.JPG conveyer mod 1 009.JPG
 

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Ok, explain the process to me. You are classifying at the first stage where you are loading with a shovel correct? Then it is being classified again at the end of the conveyor? How is the material being pushed down the tube and to what?
 
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We are classifying 1st so large rocks do not go up the conveyer , Then all the classified dirt goes into a standard drywasher that has its own screen , If you wait until the dirt gets to the drywasher then you have to stay in the "dust zone" to remove build up of rocks & keep the screen clean , I am not sure about the tube thing ? , Wait the tube thing is the air hose that makes the drywasher work.
 

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