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Sand Washing Machine

Sand Washing Machine

Applied materials:silica sand, river sand, yellow sand, barite, marble, calcite, dolomite, etc.

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Model: 2208

Capacity: 15-40 t/h


Power: 8p 4 kw

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Model: 2914

Capacity: 50-100 t/h


Power: 8p 7.5 kw

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Model: 3121

Capacity: 90-260 t/h


Power: 8p 11 kw

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What is sand washing machine?

Sand washing machine, also known as sand washer machine and sand washing machinery, is a washing machine for sand cleaning (artificial sand included).

It is widely used for washing materials in sand factories, mining, construction, transportation, chemical, water conservancy and hydropower, concrete mixing plant and other industries.

The washing can remove impurities covering the surface of the sand and destroy the water vapor layer of the coasted sand to facilitate dehydration and improve sand washing efficiency.

According to customers' washing condition, FTM machinery has produced four types of sand washing machines:wheel type sand washing machine, wheel sand washing and recycling machine, spiral sand washing machine and spiral sand washing and recycling machine to meet their diverse production needs.

Various kinds of sand washing machines

Various kinds of sand washing machines

Comparing to other kinds of sand washing machinery, wheel type sand washing machine has a wider using range and lower price. So next, we will focus on the wheel type sand washing machine.

Main functions and advantages of sand washing machine

The sand washing machine can process materials with a size of 0-30 mm, clean the dixed in materials.

Advantages of sand washing machine:

  1. 1 The bearing is Isolated from the water and materials which can avoid premature damage caused by pollution and rust.
  2. 2 The processing capacity is large and the equipment covers a small area, so the requirement for the working site is small.
  3. 3 There is a small loss for materials and high cleaning efficiency during sand washing, which can fully meet the requirements of high-grade materials.
  4. 4 Long service life. Screen is the main wearing part which is easy to replace.
  5. 5 Production cost is low, because the machine is nearly no need to repaired.

Advantages of sand washing machine

Advantages of sand washing machine

Application areas of sand washing machine

For its distinctly unique advantages in sand washing, sand washing machine has been used widely in many fields.

  1. 1 In river sand mining. Sand washing machine not only can remove the impurities, but also can recycle the fine sand.
  2. 2 In the sand production line. During the artificial sand making process, stones are crushed for several times, and this process would bring about some grit powder. So, after sand making, the product needs to be sieved and washed.
  3. 3 In mineral separation industries. Sand washing machines are used to separating the ore powder for later use.
  4. 4 In hydropower plant. Sand washing machine mainly used for washing.
  5. 5 For precast concrete factories' use. Washing and dehydrating the sand materials always need to use a sand washer machine. Precast slab made of these produced materials would have better performance.

In short, whether it is a sandstone production line, a beneficiation production line, or a building material production line, sand washing machine plays an important role in it.

Application areas of sand washer machine

Application areas of sand washer machine

How to wash sand?

The electric motor runs slowly with the impeller after decelerated by the belt, decelerator and gears wheel. The sand materials flow into the washing tank from feeding launder, roll with the impeller, and grind with each other. The impurity covered the sand is washed away.

At the same time, the strong water flow will take away waste and low-weight wastes from the washing tank. Then the clean sands are lifted by gears. When it goes up slowly, the water begins to drip through the mesh and fall back in the washing tank. Finally, the sand is discharged from the rotary impeller, and the washing is finished.

On the one hand, the mud is removed from the sand; on the other hand, the water can be recycled.

Sand washing machine working process

Sand washing machine working process

Structure of sand washing machine

The wheel type sand washing machine is widely used in the sand production line. It is composed of feeding, driving structure, impeller and washing tank.

The washing tank is on the bottom, while the feeding part is on the one side of it, the impeller is lying over. The impeller is driven by the driving structure in operation, sand is finally discharged from the gear, then the sand is clean.

The output of the sand washing machine mainly depends on the size and number of impeller, and the number of gears in the impeller. The bigger the impeller's diameter is, the higher the efficiency is.

Structure of sand washing machine

Structure of sand washing machine

Operation and maintenance manuals

As we all know, all machines need to be maintained in the use process. Once the machine misses the best time for maintenance, the damage to itself is immeasurable, and the sand washing machine is no exception.

The sand washing machine is an important machine for sand washing. To improve the production efficiency, well maintenance is needed.

  1. 1 Be sure to test the machine before your first use.
  2. 2 Do not overload the machine during the run-in period. Regular maintenance should be carried out according to the manual.
  3. 3 Regular bearing maintenance is required. The bearing is an important part for the washing machine, and easily being damaged, so normal operation and periodic maintenance will prolong the service life. It is suggested that the bearing lubricating oil should be exchanged every three months, and if necessary, cleaning the bearing with clean petrol or kerosene is also suggested.
  4. 4 Increase anti-freezing measures. Be sure to change the suitable type of engine oil, fuel oil and antifreeze to keep the machine in order.
  5. 5 Stop and inspect immediately to avoid more damages when the machine is in abnormal working conditions.

Wheel type sand washing machines with different impellers

Wheel type sand washing machines with different impellers

Good maintenance habits are conducive to the normal operation of the sand washing machine, which not only reduces the failure rate and maintenance costs but also prolong the service life and improves production efficiency. Therefore, regular maintenance is very important for the normal operation of the sand washing machine.

Regular maintenance can make machines work longer, but the maximum service life of the machine is determined by the manufacturer and the quality of the materials. Therefore, when purchasing a machine, be sure to choose a large-scale manufacturer with guaranteed quality.

Sand washing machine manufacturer

Fote Heavy Machinery is a large-scale joint-stock company specialized in manufacturing heavy mining machinery. After more than 30-year construction and development. Fote has become a famous production and export base of mining machinery and in China.

Fote products have achieved international top level and received wide recognition and praise in the national market; Fote products are exported to more than 90 countries and regions such as Indonesia, the United States, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Iran, etc.

FTM sand washing machine being transported

FTM sand washing machine being transported

As the production is influenced by the sand washing machine, it is necessary to choose a machine with quality assurance.

FTM sand washing machines not only have high-quality and low-price but also can add an upgrading part to recycle the fine sand. A single machine can meet your sand washing and fine sand recycling requirements.

Customer case-Wheel type sand washing machine sold to Indonesia

One of our customers in Indonesia who is producing and selling river sand aggregates. He contacted us and introduced his requirements for sand production, hoping that we can design the cheapest but high-efficiency production line for him.

Our engineers had made a comprehensive analysis of the customer's raw material and finished product and then gave the corresponding design.

  • Project name: River pebble sand making and washing production line
  • Project location: Indonesia
  • Project output: 30 tons per hour
  • Raw material: River Pebble
  • Raw material hardness: Hard
  • Feeding size: ≤50mm
  • Production line type: Fixed
  • Purchasing equipment: VSI7611 sand making machine, 2YK1545 vibrating screen, 2208 sand washing machine, feed hopper, conveyor
  • Estimated investment: $40,000

Sand washing machine in sand production line

Sand washing machine in sand production line

During the machine operation feedback, he said, "Thanks for your following up. Under the guidance of the manual, the river pebble crushing line works well till now. The output sand is very clean, more and more customers begin to choose my sand."

we are encouraged after receiving feedback from users, and we strengthened our confidence. With a focus on customer needs and customer satisfaction, Fote is committed to providing the best solutions for customers around the world. Therefore, choosing Fote is to choose satisfaction.

FTM sand washing machine

FTM sand washing machine


Specification Processing Capacity(t/h) Motor Power
2208 15-40 8p 4kw
2611 20-65 8p 5.5kw
2914 50-100 8p 7.5kw
3020 80-200 8p 11kw
3121 90-260 8p 11KW
Specification Processing Capacity(t/h) Motor Power
2208 15-40 8p 4kw
2611 20-65 8p 5.5kw
2914 50-100 8p 7.5kw
3020 80-200 8p 11kw
3121 90-260 8p 11KW


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