The new press leaves the Haith manufacturing base for delivery to site. Awaiting completion in the works.

Haith supply new press to KSD and improve efficiency and reduce cycle times.

19th January 2011

Haith Industrial have recently manufactured and completed the supply of a new side bar filter press for KSD Recycled Aggregates at their Coleshill Recycling Facility near Birmingham.

For the past decade KSD has taken waste materials generated by the construction industry and have reused or recycled them back into this sector.

At the KSD Recycling Facility near Coleshill, construction and demolition waste are being converted into WRAP quality protocol  recycled aggregates with the finished product reutilised as an alternative to quarried material.

Having successfully recycled over 1 million tonnes in recent years the company owes its success to the fact that it has an established and sophisticated crushing and screening operation in place. Also within the site is an aggregate washing facility which produces high-end use, washed recycled aggregates.

With a desire to increase the efficiency of the dewatering operation within the washing facility KSD approached Haith Industrial who after conducting several site evaluations were awarded the order to manufacture and supply a replacement press.  Haith supplied a new fully automatic 12 bar rated side-bar press in contrast to an existing 8 bar side bar press system previously supplied by others. Specifically designed to improve on the cake dryness and overall cycle times the new Haith press contains 64 - 2mt x 1.5mt chambers and deals with a <63 micron silt which is generated from the processing of recycled aggregates from C&D derived waste at the facility. The new 9.3 metre long press efficiently handles 4915 litres of total volume and processes 9093 kg of dewatered cake per cycle with a cycle time  as low as 25 minutes.

Delivered on schedule the new press was installed and commissioned by Haith engineers.

Phil Redden - Site and Sales Manager of KSD Recycled Aggregates, commented, "We were impressed with the speed and friendly approach that Haith brought to this project. The output of the press speaks for itself with regard to the quality that has been built into the finished plant."

Haith Industrial is part of the Haith Tickhill Group, based at Armthorpe, near Doncaster. Manufacturing equipment since 1965 the company has provided solutions to both large and small companies in the UK and abroad to improve production, produce quality, reduce labour and automate production. The company manufacture a wide range of equipment used in many industries; from waste and water treatment systems to equipment for the handling of natural or reconstituted building stone, block pavers or clay bricks, including robotic stacking and packing systems which reduce your labour costs and increase production.