Banana Screen

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Banana Screen

Why a vibrating screen is called banana screen?
banana screen

It is that distinctive shape that gave the multi-sloped screen the name “banana”. In industry, the “banana” term is used interchangeably with “multi-sloped”, hence multi-sloped screen, instead of banana screen.


Used in wet and dry applications, banana screens are vibratory equipment which use the distinctive shape to process larger volumes of material using a smaller footprint. This is compared to inclined horizontal screens, which as the name implies are horizontal and don’t have the banana shape.

banana screen drawing

banana screen structure


The banana screen is widely used in coal, metallurgy, mining, transportation, electricity, and chemical industry, mainly used in grading and dehydration fine materials, from mud, sculping.

Banana screen are used for size classification and material screening. It has varieties of application range:

  • iron ore & gold power
  • coal power
  • aggregates
  • sand & gravel
  • hard rock, limestone, ore
  • Much larger feed quantity with the same screen area than conventional sieving machine, Multiple screen surfaces, easier to sieve
  • Infeed end with large inclination allows rapid movement of materials, rapid stratification, thus more conducive to sift through the material. The big bulk material properties can quickly close the screen surface, strengthening through sieve effect
  • Improved efficiency in sizing material due to formation of a thin bed depth.
  • Lower water consumption, can with wet screening.
  • Lower energy requirement, for an equivalent throughput on a conventional flat deck screen.
  • Higher feed rates for an equivalent deck area.

To separate material, banana screens use different media. Choice of media, e.g., woven wire, rubber, polyurethane, is guided by the ore/material being processed, the tonnage of throughput and so on.




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Technical Data
Banana Screen Technical Data
Model Screening surface Feeding grain Size (mm) Capacity (m3/h) Motor Weight (KG)
Layers Area (m2) Screening pore size (mm) Model Power (kw) Quantity
ZXD1261 1 7.32 0.25-13 <50 5.0-244 Y160L-4 15 1 7450
2ZXD1261 2 7.32 Upper3-50 lower0.25-13 <150 45-550 Y180M-4 19 1 9320
ZXD1861 1 11 0.25-13 <50 6.2-305 Y180L-4 22 1 11200
2ZXD1861 2 11 upper3-50 lower0.25-13 <150 56-680 Y200L-4 30 1 13980
ZXD2461 1 14.6 0.25-13 <50 5.0-244 Y200L-4 30 1 13950
2ZXD2461 2 14.6 upper3-50 lower0.25-13 <150 45-550 Y225S-4 45 1 18560
ZXD3061 1 18.3 0.25-13 <50 6.2-305 Y225S-4 45 1 18850
ZXD3073 1 21.9 0.25-13 <50 6.2-305 Y225S-4 45 1 20780
ZXD3661 1 22 0.25-13 <50 7.4-366 Y250M-4 55 1 21890
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banana vibrating screen 2

banana screen 3


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Get your Banana Screen Specified by the Experts!

Our application engineers will be pleased to provide you with a fully detailed specification of the Banana Screens, based on receiving the following information:-

  • Type of material
  • Size analysis of feed material
  • Feed rate (TPH)
  • Separation sizes required
  • Moisture content