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We finally put the beer Keg back together. This is a Roto Mold of solid stainless steel for making our plastic parts. These are the end caps for our new trommel that have the nugget traps, belt groove and wheel grove, so with a little luck it should work fine. Everything has been so smooth so far. We will be lucky if everything goes the way we planned. This a a very difficult part to make with all of the inside detaiul and precision to get it right the first time. We use the most expensive and strongest material available called, Crosslink Polyetheline that has the highest U.V., High impact and cold resistance type plastic available. We also utilized a very special E.D.M. machine, electrical discharge machining to cut the two halves perfect. The whole idea us building the end caps is to have the versatility to allow multiple screen sizes. The cost of all of these materials and process have skyrocketed. Go Brandon! ... See MoreSee Less

We finally put the beer Keg back together.  This is a Roto Mold of solid stainless steel for making our plastic parts.  These are the end caps for our new trommel that have the nugget traps, belt groove and wheel grove, so with a little luck it should work fine.  Everything has been so smooth so far. We will be lucky if everything goes the way we planned. This a a very difficult part to  make with all of  the inside detaiul and precision to get it right the first time. We use the most expensive and strongest material available called, Crosslink Polyetheline that has the highest U.V., High impact and cold resistance type plastic available. We also utilized a very special E.D.M. machine, electrical discharge machining to cut the two halves perfect. The whole idea us building the end caps is to have the versatility to allow multiple screen sizes.  The cost of all of these materials and process have skyrocketed. Go Brandon!

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Great work!!

Is it welded fully on the inside?

Several people has asked for a video of my heat exchanger in operation. I made a short video of my 2.5" heat exchanger on a Tillotson 212R engine with a Keene P180K pump. First time making and posting a video on social media so cut me some slack. My pool temperature was 41° and the water temperature out of the heat exchange was 115° at around 1/2 gallon a minute flow rate. You should get similar results with a GX200 and more hot water with a GX270 or GX390. Thanks for watching.

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Keene Engineering does not sell these however you can contact Dan directly. Last time I herd $750.00 $800.00

Whats the price on these units?

DWX - Heat Exchangers

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It is the end caps for the trommel Lots more work to do on the mold. We had to cut the keg in half with a EDM machine $1500 later just for cutting

It's a drum cut in half...1. Intended for the trommel screen? 2. Intended for a hopper ? The trommel technique employs the SAG milling system where the alluvial material itself is allowed to be the milling medium with the aid of water....👍👍

Inside of a keg? Keg cut in half

Keene is in the making barbecues now

Your making a new grill for the outings

Is it an expresso machine? No, it's a sno-cone maker, that's what it is. Okay. It's a nuclear warhead for a Russian merf 6 missile with a 64 mega ton yield.

It’s a Milking Machine 🤪

Prototype for the trommel belly.

Beer keg cut in half.

It’s a drummel 😂

Mold for the Trammell

Keg

Looks like a base to a tromle .. or a cut open keg of beer.. lol

A butt napkin

A mold for a part on your new trommel

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Keene's New KT10 Trommel Test #4. We had a good field test focusing on the feed hopper, belly pan and the new wheel kit. Every thing worked very well and I was impressed by the fast and easy assembly and disassembly for making adjustments. We did find several things we are going to make changes on such as, aluminum end caps for the belly pan. Shorter sides on sluice extension plus a rubber flap to calm the water flow. We are working on a few simple frame changes making lighter and stronger.

We are looking forward to getting the new drum end caps that will allow us to swap out the center screen with a variety of screen sizes for different applications. The new drum end caps will also have nugget traps built in. We are getting closer to production however, we do have a lot more field testing as well. I would like to thank you guys making many constructive ideas that we will be incorporating into the new KT10
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Turn the spray bats more towards the rocks going up and pit a small 1' ring inside to allow more washing?

Wait, you got Mark to work?

Need a water bypass for starting and stopping. I want one…

Man we thinking the same

Spray bars

Bad@$$

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We are really lucky to have a talented crew that makes things happen quickly and apply there own ideas well. Again we are looking forward to your input.

Iv I didn’t live 3000 miles away I’d leave my job as a lunch guy to come develop Awesome products with you guys!!

I comented on another video... the angled agitation bars inside the trommel would aid in slowing the material down a git this giving it a better wash time without having to increase the water flow

More cowbell. Oops I mean WATER. Needs more water

They have pumps that are 3700 and 4700. I have a 4700 gph has a very good out put

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A few more miner updates on the new KT10 larger spray bar and hoses. ... See MoreSee Less

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Very nice. When I was standing by it I knew it was a hit.

This is looking very good guys! Wheel, YES!

Run some material through that thing!! Lets see it in action

Always runs "silent" with only water. Add the material and its gonna be loud. No need to run quiet electric motors. May as well run gas and not be so challenged with flow. Just sayin 😉⛏️

Looking good guys. Keene is the Cadillac of equipment!!!! Love mine

Some grizzly bars on the hopper? Looks awesome!

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Just a question. How is this any different then the gold fox Trommel. 

Donating that to the person who comments 2nd? 😂

Wings to load it with a harbor freight backhoe.? Know a few people that saved up to get the GoldClaimer trommel but 8000 is a lot, hope these will be affordable.

Yeah, yea. Clean until you add Red dirt

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Today is a good day !!! Patrick and I did some water flow testing on the new KT10 Trommel and it is working really well so far. The feed hopper worked perfect, however we may go with a larger PVC pluming. With the gas engine set up we would be fine however with the 12 volt system everything has to be done just right. No restriction minimal elbows and hoses kept as large as possible to optimize the flow of pumps. The Belly pan worked flawlessly. The improved lower mounting legs improved the stability. We spread the two sprays bars apart so no sand and gravel would build up on top. Lots of changes. This is the fun part of the job when we get to design test and test new equipment. We have lots of help from many people such as Phillip Nix back east, customers on face book have had some good suggestions, so we appreciate your suggestions. We all learn from each other. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hi Pat are you taking over all the screen time how about giving MARK a little bit of screen time looks fantastic great job guys

Its lookin great guys!

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hello what is the total price to send this to the Netherlands

Just a thought rather than having the parallel metal inside the trommel add in off set to help aid the agitation of the material ..

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Keene KT10 Trommel
We just received some parts off the new KT10 molds that we just made. We went to test a water flow testing today and our tank leaked so bad so we had to seal it. The new molded parts look amazing!!! The feed hopper looks and should work better than I anticipated. I love the fact that we can pass roughly a 7" rock through the throat of drum. The belly pan looks great and by lowering the leg mounts it is really stable. I am like a Kid and want to test this ASAP however sometimes I have to step back be patience. Tomorrow we can fill the water tank and run some water through it and check out the flows before we take it out to the field. The final mold is almost done. The end caps for the replaceable drum is currently in a local shop having it cut in half by a EDM machine. Basically it is cut in half by a electrified wire. The end cap mold looks just like a small beer keg. The end caps have a lot of detail to them such as groves for the wheels a nugget catch system etc.
Both Patrick and I can wait to go out and do some hard core field testing.
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Are you guys gonna build a dredge version?

I am interested also.

What are these going to go for?

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Cool

Ian Martinez check that out

Any info on the water motor? You guys are true innovators, I’m Keene 💯 percent

Just curious if the legs are going to be that long or are those only for testing?

7”? One could get careless with a mini on this unit. Very nice

I hope you don't mind me posting my trommel, it's powered by large 24 volt battery pack and has variable speed on pvc barrel and a powerful electric drive on the track to get me to and back from my favourite spots(8km return) plus around 6 hours of running wash through it. Feel free to delete if not appropriate 🙂

Why Unless you are working Clay. Then your Drop is way to much for your Short Pecker...

Put me on the list for the prototype

Please take my money she looks amazing how much is gonna cost me I can’t wait to buy it

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