Designed to recover gold and other heavy minerals from placer deposits. Ideal for sampling placer deposits for evaluation of mineral content or for processing small high-grade placers for recovery of gold, tin, tungsten, or other heavy minerals.
Feed up to 3″ in size is either manually shoveled into the hopper or fed by conveyor at a rate of 2 to 3 cubic yards per hour. Water is added to help disintegrate clay and wash the values off of the oversize material in the trommel section. Lifter bars are provided to assist in breaking down clay.