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Separating Drum Type PZ 257 B

Separating Drum with Central Adjustment

MTF Technik - Separating Drum Type PZ 257 B

The separation drum with central adjustment Type PZ 257 B is the best-seller among the MTF separators.

MTF Technik - Separating Drum Type PZ 257 B

The separation drum with central adjustment Type PZ 257 B is the best-seller among the MTF separators.

Separating drum with central adjustment Type PZ 257 B - the best-seller among the MTF separating drums. Because of the seconds-fast adjustment, this separating system is universally applicable and displays its strengths above all with frequent product changes.

The separating drum Type PZ with central adjustment is the fastest, easiest, and most precisely adjustable separating system in the MTF separation program. This separating system is outstanding in its flexibility.

Through the patented central adjustment, the distance between all of the rollers in the cage can be newly adjusted with one handle and centrally locked. The separation is infinitely adjustable from 3 to 53 mm.


Often copied, never equalled. This MTF discovery sets the benchmark for separation drums. The planet-central adjustment in combination with the counter-running roller pairs is unique.

  • Fast and easy adjustment of the separation gap without tools
  • Counter-running rollers prevent jams and part damage
  • Large throughput capacity
  • Separation gap infinitely adjustable between 3 and 53 mm
  • Available as standard in two diameters and four different lengths
  • Rollers made from PVC, steel or stainless steel
  • Steel rollers are foam-covered for noise reduction


  • Height and tilt simply and infinitely adjustable

  • High-quality, high-performance and high-torque planetary gear motors for constant or infinitely adjustable drum speeds

  • Rollers in the drum cage made of plastic, steel, stainless steel or aluminium

  • Except for the plastic rollers, all other rollers are available in foam-coated versions for noise reduction

  • Swivel intake slide with cushioned polyamide coating

  • Covering and function panels made of anodized aluminium or galvanized steel (V2A on request)

  • The drum cages are easily interchangeable

  • Stable double-column base with four locking wheels

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MTF Technik - Separating Drum Type PZ 257 B

Counter-running of the separation rollers by the belt significantly increases the separation performance, and in addition, the pieces cannot jam and will not be damaged.

MTF Technik - Separating Drum Type PZ 257 B

Simple adjustment of the roller separation through the planet-central adjustment: a special advantage with frequently changing part combinations.

Application Examples and Tutorials

MTF Separating drums: highest hazard prevention

Video: Separating Drum with Planetary Central Adjustment PZ 257B

Video: Separating Drum PZ 255B (Single Adjustment) with Perforated Drum Inlet

Video: Adjustment of a Separating Drum Type PZ

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