rotary and vibratory rock tumblers. the rotary tumbler - you put the rough rocks in a barrel and that barrel slowly rotates on the machine while it's rotating the rocks in that barrel are rolling and while they are rolling the edges are being knocked off they are becoming rounded and they are being worn smooth. so the rocks that are
vibratory is the only tumbler i would have. the little toy bench top tumblers are no comparison to a real vibratory tumbler say 3hp and up. getting one that you can change the weights in is very good adjustable motor speed would be nice but never had it. a good vibratory tumbler should be around 10 times faster than a rotary one.
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sievex tumbler screening machines. tumbler screening is an improvement on vibration vibratory and linear screening. tumbler screener uses elliptical action which aids in screening of even very fine material. as like panning for gold the fine particles tend to stay towards the center and the larger go to the outside.
alibaba.com offers 1487 vibratory tumbler machines products. about 22% of these are vibrating screen 15% are other metal & metallurgy machinery and 10% are jewelry tools & equipment. a wide variety of vibratory tumbler machines options are available to you