Ransome Attachments has finalized a deal to distribute the U.K.-based Gyru-Star compact screening bucket in the United States. The Gyru-Star screens soils, aggregates, sand and compost without the need for shredding or crushing. The screenings can be used for backfilling, stockpiling or pipe bedding, retaining oversized materials that can be dumped elsewhere. The Gyru-Star is designed specifically for compact excavators ranging from 2,000 to 50,000 pounds, in addition to compact wheel loaders, skid-steers, and agricultural tractors. The key to the Gyru-Star’s design is its rows of rotating polyurethane stars that separate rocks and vegetation from the material to be screened. The shape, flexibility, and spacing of the stars also eliminate the potential for clogging. The Gyru-Star, although engineered for durability with high-grade and Hardox steel, is best suited for landscaping and smaller scale contracting applications. The higher the quality of the source material, the greater the productivity. Even a 6,000-pound excavator or skid-steer can produce hundreds of cubic yards per day using the smallest models in the Gyru-Star line, while the larger buckets are capable of churning out more than 1,000 to 2,000 cubic yards per day.