DeSite Soil-Dirt-Rock Screeners Overview

Soil Screening Equipment

SLG Screeners by DeSite are very affordable, simple, and less expensive than any comparable screeners. They have unique features that make screening easier and more efficient. DeSite SLG Topsoil Screeners often pay for themselves with one property development or dirt reclamation project. They are affordable to own and operate.  They outperform other more expensive screeners because of the following features.

Vibrating Screen Decks

All models are vibratory which efficiently shakes raw materials over the screening mesh.  The movement minimizes bouncing and blinding of the mesh.  The vibration maximize the screening action. The vibratory mechanisms are high quality and low maintenance.  They are warrantied for one year.

Adjustable Screen Deck Angle

Every model has an adjustable deck slope. The deck is adjustable from 45 to 30 degrees.  Adjusting the angle is vital for the best results when screening dry or wet material and everything in between. A steeper angle keeps wetter material moving across the screen while a lesser slope, closer to 30 degrees, slows down dry material. The operator stays in his seat and controls the screen deck tilt an additional 15 degrees. DeSite screeners give you complete control over the speed, direction, and flow of materials.

Additional 15-degree Operator-Controlled Tilt

Every model has spring-loaded screen decks. The decks can be tipped even further, up to 15 degrees more, with the bucket. This smart feature of DeSite Screeners gives operators maximum control over the material’s movement across the screening mesh. They can easily, without leaving the cab, change the slope of the deck. This speeds up or slows down the sand, gravel, rock and/or debris as it flows over the mesh. On larger SLG Screener models, this feature is supported by an impressive cantilevered spring suspension system found only on DeSite vibratory screening machines.

Extra Wide Screen Decks

There is a DeSite Soil Screener for every type and size of loading machine. The most important factor when ordering a machine is to know that bucket width of the machine that will feed it.  All screeners are designed with screen decks to be wider than the loading machines’ buckets. It makes feeding accurate, easier and faster resulting in less crossover.

Portability and Compact Sizes

All SLG screener models have large screen decks in relation to their overall size.  They offer the greatest screening capacity in the smallest package. Being compact means the machine can be placed closer to the material to be screened.  This reduces time and the distance spent by feeding machines traveling between piles and machine.  It is especially important on job sites that are very limited in area. All DeSite SLG Screeners include easily accessible forklift pockets. Moving the screener with a forklift is easy.  The fork lift pockets also accept optional bucket lugs—for moving the screener using the feeding machine.

Feed Deflection Systems

All DeSite screeners except the smallest 68V have heavy-duty Feed Deflection Systems. The Feed Deflection System controls the flow of material across the vibrating screen.  It also maximizes the time and quality with which it’s processed. Feed Deflectors are a primary factor in a soil screeners’ high efficiency. DeSite's Feed Deflector sets them apart from other brands. Feed Deflection Systems accommodate oversize material. Feed Deflectors are also easily removable in case grizzly-style screening is desired. For example, remove the Feed Deflector to sort large construction and burn pile debris.

Variety of Mesh

All models come equipped with industrial heavy duty screen mesh panels.  The panels are easily changed.  Various mesh sizes and shapes deliver different products. All models include the general purpose 4” x ¾” elongated mesh. Other mesh sizes are available through Soil Screening Equipment. They come in either square or elongated shapes and from ⅛ to 4-inches in size. Swapping out mesh sizes allows great versatility in the screening products possible with a DeSite Screener.

Riser Boxes

An optional Riser Box increases the already-high storage area below the screener.  It increases final product capacity of a DeSite SLG Screener by approximately 20%. A Riser Box decreases the time an operator spends shifting material between feeding and harvesting tasks. Riser Boxes are added and removed quickly.  They raise the height of the screener for easier feeding with larger equipment. There are [Riser Boxes available for DeSite 78VF, 78VFG, and 108VF models] through Soil Screening Equipment.

Screen / Create the following products.

Topsoil Soils
River Rock
Sandy Loam
Drainage Rock
Pea Gravel
Coarse Sand
Recycled Concrete
Bark Mulch
Golf Course Sand
Crushed Gravel
Granite Chips
3" minus fill dirt
Recycled Asphalt
Winter Sand
Septic Stone
Basalt Chips
Structural Fill
Wood Grindings
Decorative Rock
Pipe Bedding

Available Mesh Sizes:

Elongated Mesh

  • 1/8 x 4 inches (Special Order)
  • 1/4 x 4 inches
  • 3/8 x 4 inches
  • 1/2 x 4 inches
  • 3/4 x 4 inches
  • 1 x 4 inches
Square Pattern

  • 1-1/2 x 1-1/2 inches
  • 2 x 2 inches
  • 4 x 4 inches
  • 6 x 6 inches (Special Order)