Steinert US

Steinert XSS

Sensor Sorting System



The STEINERT XSS T (x-ray transmission) “sees” through the materials, recognizing different material densities, components containing halogens, and organic components. Composite materials and internal adhesions are also detected. This allows light metals to be sorted from heavy metals, or PVC from plastics, scrap wood from stone, aluminium castings from wrought alloys.

In mining, x-ray transmission is probably one of the most versatile types of sensors; it can be widely used in narrow vein mining applications where there is a difference in density between the vein and the host rock. It measures amount of X-ray radiation absorbed within individual particles and negates the effect of particle size by measuring the radiation at two different energy levels.

X-Ray Fluorescence – XSS F – can be used to differentiate alloys, metals and ores based on their surfaces.

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Specs

Key Specifications
Function Uses a “Dual Energy” system to determine material density while overcoming the effects of thickness and shape
Grain size 10 - 200 mm
Throughput 40 - 200 cbm/h*m, minerals up to 150t /h*m (* depending on the respective conditions)
Working width 1000 - 2000 mm