Crushing & Screening

Choke Feed a Cone Crusher | Level Sensor

Here is cone crusher arranged with a Level Sensor interlocked with the feed conveyor.  It keeps the crusher feed cavity full for best choke feeding. This is a great way how you can choke feed a cone and crush for a finer product. You do know that choke feeding reduces liner wear? See why in … Read more

Selecting Jaw Crusher Liners | Shape & Design

Jaw Crusher Liners

A client needed finer crush out of his Jaw Crushers.  I proposed this literature from Metso.com to help him select a jaw liner set.  Designing your jaw crusher liners for the right function starts with asking ‘what final product crush size distribution do I want’ & ‘what are the physical characteristics of the feed to … Read more

Choke Feeding a Jaw Crusher | What is Choke Feed Looks Like

Here is what a well choke fed jaw crusher looks like! Too many mines run these jaw crusher cavity like a funnel without any choking.  Operators must keep the jaw’s cavity full to maximize rock-on-rock compression and crushing.  Notice the shape of the liner profiles? A crusher is choke fed when the chamber is full … Read more

Correct Rock Size for Jaw Crusher Feed | What do Jaw Crushers Eat

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In case you wonder “can a jaw crusher just crush… anything”?  If I can place it in the crusher cavity (even if it look like a Volkswagen) and actually or eventually crush it, does it qualify as ‘ideal crusher feed’? If you wonder “can a jaw crusher just crush… anything”?  If I can place it … Read more

Jaw Crusher Cheek Plates | Designed for a Purpose

Jaw Crusher Cheek Plate Design

The first part of a jaw crusher’s cheek plate select or design is asking the question: What do I want my crushed rock product to look like?  A chrusher’s cheek plate will help you ‘hold the rock in place’ will you crush it if you will. Here are some standard styles of jaw crusher cheek … Read more

Polyurethane Screen Panels

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These Polyurethane Screen Panels are often installed on SAG discharge trommel screens or AG vibrating screens and even crusher circuits.   Polyurethane Screen Panels are best when made of low “durometer” Polyurethane to allow a “bouncing” effect for the rocks and reduces wear.