Spiral Sand Washing Machine VS Wheel Washer

Published time:10 October 2019

Spiral sand washing machine and wheel sand washers are two common sand washing equipment in the sand and gravel washing plant. You may wonder what is the difference between the two sand washers, which ones are more efficient, what advantages they have, and so on.
I will introduce and make a comparison for you in detail below. Join us.

Short description

The sand washing machine is indispensable equipment for sand, gravel, aggregate washing plant, widely used in the aggregate, mines, building materials, construction, concrete and other industries.

Sand washer (ore washer, coal washer) can remove the impurities covering the surface of the sand and stone; destroy the water vapor layer of the coated sand grain to facilitate dehydration, boost the sand washing and cleaning efficient, thus to improve the sand and gravel product quality.

Spiral sand washing machine

Type: single spiral, double spiral
Function: washing, grading, dehydration
Advantages: low power consumption, high cleaning efficiency, good sealing structure, fully enclosed transmission, adjustable jaw.
Efficient, durable, clean, and dehydrated.

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Wheel sand washing machine

Type: Single wheel, double wheel
Function: washing, grading, dehydration
Advantages: Less fine sand loss, ashed building sand with good quality.
Almost no wearing parts except the screen mesh, long service life.
Convenient maintenance, large processing capacity, low power consumption, high cleanliness

Buy it

spiral sand washing machine
wheel sand washer



【Wheel washer】
Simple structure, less vulnerable part and a smaller area occupied.
The impeller drive bearing device is isolated from water, which avoids the problems of bearing damage caused by water and sand.

【Spiral sand washing machine】
Long shape, with a horizontal structure, the installation is not as convenient as the wheel type.

Sand loss

The wheel sand washer has less water consumption, less fine sand and powder loss, and the sand grading and fineness modulus of the washed building can meet the standard requirements.

Cleaning ability

【Spiral sand washer】
Has a strong cleaning ability, can effectively clean the sand and gravel with serious mud impurities.
It often used in large scale sand production lines.

【Wheel washer】
Its capacity is generally below 80 tons, so it is suitable for the small and medium capacity sand production lines.

spiral sand washer


【Spiral sand washer】
Relatively lower price, it is an economical type sand washing machine.

【Wheel washer】
Relatively high price, it is a high-grade large-volume sand washing machine.


【Spiral sand washer】
Ways to improve spiral sand washer processing efficiency:
1. increase the length of the sand washing machine
2. multiple spirals

single spiral sand washer

【Wheel sand washer】
According to the washing plant conditio, to increase the number of washing wheels. Commonly, there are single impeller sand washing machine, double impeller sand washing machine, etc., and a fine sand recovery device can also be installed on the side of the washing wheel.

single wheel washer

Sand washer manufacturer

When selecting washing equipment, customers should consider the factors of sand and gravel, production capacity, production site conditions and the like. Both sand washing machine equipments have their own characteristics. What suits you is the best.

Washing Plant Consulting Services

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