Apex Industrial Separators

Maximum efficiency. Minimal downtime.

The APEX™ industrial screener provides extremely precise separations due to its Gyratory Reciprocating Motion and sleek ergonomic design. It enables one-person inspections and maintenance. Increase plant safety while decreasing downtime with APEX.

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Pre-Tensioned Screen Panels
Each panel is individually tensioned and sealed; one panel provides nine or 12 square feet of screen area.
Side Access Doors
Access any individual deck independently for inspection and maintenance.
Tail-End Discharge Chute
Heavy-duty discharge chute directs separated fraction flows to desired outlet locations. Available with or without aspiration, hinged access and dust-vent connections.
Toolless Cams
No tools are required for screen change-outs, ensuring proper installation every time.
How It Works

Rotex’s Gyratory Reciprocating Motion

The Gyratory Reciprocating Motion gradually transitions along the length of the screening machine, starting off as purely gyratory motion at the head, then moving to elliptical movement in the center and reverting back to reciprocating toward the end.

  1. Circular motion at feed end
    • Spreads the material across the full width of the screen surface
    • Stratifies the material
    • Aggressively conveys material forward
  2. Changing to elliptical motion at center
    • Long-stroke elliptical action
    • Enhances product stratification
    • Conveys material at high capacity
  3. Reciprocating motion at discharge end
    • Removes near-size particles
    • Improves screening efficiency
    • No vertical component ensures material is in constant contact with the screen surface

Quick Screen Changes

Side access doors combined with pre-tensioned screen panels allow a single operator to change the entire machine in minutes.

More Uptime, More Profit

Easy single-operator inspection and maintenance results in increased processing uptime, reduced screening costs and the ability to produce more quality product.

Increased Screening Performance

When compared to standard separators, all Rotex machines deliver greater efficiencies, superior particle accuracies and higher yields.

Longevity and Durability

Rotex drives are designed for long-term, trouble-free service with minimal maintenance required.


Ask your Rotex representative how we can fully customize your machine inlets/outlets and add liners, decks, aspiration and more.

Product Options


Most APEX Screeners can be equipped with aspiration hoods to remove dust and other light material. These hoods allow air to be pulled over the falling product stream and are adjustable for various products and rates. The aspiration feature efficiently removes unwanted, lightweight particles from the product stream. In addition to improving the product quality, the storage and handling of the product is improved with less troublesome foreign material to clog or contaminate the surrounding environment.

Cleanable APEX

Cleanable APEX

The innovation of the Toolless Cam allows for positioning of the ball tray without a wrench, saving valuable time removing screens or ball trays for inspection or maintenance. This enables a single operator to complete all screen inspections quickly and easily, and offers many additional benefits such as uniform sealing pressure so that the screen panels are properly sealed every time. Toolless Cams can also be retrofitted to your existing APEX Screener.


Floor Mounting

Because the Rotex counterbalanced drive has low transmitted forces, the APEX can be floor-mounted in properly designed structures, a design feature unique to this type of equipment. The APEX can be mounted directly on the floor or on an elevated structural steel framework, which allows for drums and other equipment to be located under the machine. Rotex application engineers are available to recommend a stand for any specific application.

Cable Suspension

APEX Screeners can be cable-suspended from the four corners of the machine, thereby isolating screening forces from the surrounding structure. Accurate counterbalancing of the APEX Screener makes this type of installation option possible. If the existing overhead structure is not suitable or structurally unable to support the cable-suspended unit, the APEX Screener can be suspended from a floor-mounted cable support stand. As with conventional cable suspension, this option effectively isolates the horizontal out-of-balance screening forces, which minimizes costs for new structures and permits the use of older structures that might not otherwise support cable-suspended equipment. Note that certain APEX models can only be cable suspended.

Manual Request

Need an original manual to know what parts are needed for your Rotex equipment? Request one here and we’ll advise if it’s available.

There is a $125 charge for IOM manuals. Rotex will be in contact to confirm your Screener Model No. or Serial No.

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"Rotex screeners have proven themselves for years and years. They are the industry standard for many applications. They are cost-effective and give me the separations I want and need."
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Recycling Industry