Air Separation

RPM can supply air separation system which include the SWT Waste Separator which sucks off the light material, windsifter and basic air knifes.


The SWT Waste Technology Air Suction Waste Separation unit, which is unique to SWT who have developed this separation system over the past 25 years also known as a wood magnet. For the best results the Waste Separator is mounted across the screenbox\vibrating feeder. With the vibratory action of the feeder unit, the light waste will lie on top of the feeder and the light parts are drawn off at the end of the feeder. The contaminated parts are sucked towards a heavy, rust-free chain belt and discharged at the side. The air waste separator is available in two widths the criteria for which depend upon the level of contamination.


The DS1500 Windsifter has been designed for both the mobile and static installations incorporating low energy consumption, low noise levels, and low dust emissions whilst meeting the latest law regulations and saving the environment at a more affordable price. The Windsifter is a recycling technology that has a proven operational reliability. It is used to separate and to upgrade a variety of waste streams, and this includes a single waste stream, for instance commingled recyclables, construction and demolition waste can also be recycled, as well as commercial and industrial waste. Other types of waste that can be separate included: –

  • Trommel/screened Fines
  • Compost cleaning & De-stoning
  • Crushed Demolition and Construction rubble
  • Bio energy production
  • Comingled materials
  • MRF Glass Cleaning
  • Incinerated ash (IBA)
  • Electronic waste (wee)
  • Preparing waste for fuel i.e. SRF/RDF
  • Scrap metal etc.

These are some further examples about the various possibilities of applications for this equipment.


Separation of material as they discharge off a conveyor a air can remove lighter material from heavy with a air knife blowing lighter material into a cage or container.


RPM have supplied Screenpod AirVac compact unit into existing sorting systems and mobile screening plants with great results the systems comprising an adjustable vacuum head unit fitted over a stockpile conveyor belt or screen box. Suitable for removal of plastic or lights contamination from Compost, Bark, skip waste rejects and recycled aggregates. Available as electric drive or diesel drive options.

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