What is your product?
The new Machino S5000 Hook Loader Trommel Screen – a trommel screen on a hook lift.
How does it work?
It is powered by an engine and it can screen material into two or three sizes. See it in action at http://www.youtube.com/user/MachinoLtd
Where would it ideally be used?
It will work well in any waste or recycling application in wood waste, soils, MSW, compost and scrap screening.
How is it different?
It is different in that is can be static or mobile. It is on a hook lift frame which makes it easy to move. It has no collection conveyors, hence reducing wear and operating costs. It is very flexible in that you can change the screen sizes very quickly.
What benefits does it offer?
It is mobile, compact and flexible. Set up is very quick. It is cost effective to move from location to location.
It has compact dimensions: a width of 2.4m and a length of 8.1m, meaning the machine can be used in confined spaces. While its operating weight of just 8.1 tonnes and height of 2.4 m, make transportation easy and relatively cheap.
The machine is also equipped with bay walls for under the machine ensuring materials are stored separately.
Where has it been used?
For the screening of construction and demolition fines.
Yes, it has low fuel consumption. The Machino S5000 is powered by a Caterpillar diesel engine C 2.2, 38 kW (51hp), engine and operates at low rpm ensuring the running costs are lower than most machines similar in size. The S5000 is also available with an electric motor.
What about maintenance?
Most of the maintenance can be done in house as it is high quality and has off the shelf parts.
What is its life span?
10,000 hours, approximately.
How is it future-proofed?
It can be used in a huge variety of applications and with many different feeding machines.
Any future applications?
Yes, Machino has plans to expand the product range. The future plans are to keep the machines cost efficient, operator friendly and minimise operating costs.