Small Crushing Plant Operating Guide

This EXAMPLE Small Crushing Plant is designed to crush 500 tonnes per day, operating 12 hours per day with an availability of 70%. The Plant will crush run-of-mine material (-16″) to 100%, passing 5/8″ at a rate of 60 tonnes per hour.  Start-stop stations are provided for all equipment in this Plant at the crusher control panel, to facilitate remote control. A jog/stop station is provided locally for maintenance and checking as well as equipment shutdown. This guide is intended to be read in conjunction with the Flowsheet, Piping and Instrument Diagram. The Crushing Circuit is designed to the following criteria: Run-of-mine Ore Size 16″ Ore Bulk Density 1.6 tonne/meter3 Ore Moisture Content 3% by weight Jaw Crusher (Closed side setting) 3″ Cone Crusher (Closed side setting) 1/2″ Detailed Process Description and Control of our EXAMPLE small crushing plant Run-of-mine ore is delivered to the Crushing Plant via mine rail cars or underground mine haulage trucks, and is dumped through a 16″xl6″ grizzly into a 350 tonnes coarse ore bin. Oversize material on the coarse ore bin grizzly must be manually removed and broken. The broken material can then be fed into the coarse ore bin. The underside of the coarse ore bin opens onto … Continue reading Small Crushing Plant Operating Guide