crushing and screening handbook

Single VS Multi-Stage Crushing

There are no set rules for determining whether the secondary stage should consist of one single crusher, or of two or more machines operating in parallel. The decision must be made upon the merits of each problem. If the required receiving opening necessitates the selection of a crusher whose capacity equals or exceeds

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Crushing Equipment Selection

In open pit quarry operations the loading of the blasted rock for transportation to the primary crusher house involves either power-shovels. Any size of primary crusher may be used for hand-loaded rock; it all depends upon how much secondary shooting, and hand sledging, the operator feels he can afford. So called “one-man”

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Crushing Plant Capacity

The suggested reserve capacity for quarry operations applies as well to open-pit mining operations employing power shovels for loading the ore. Usually the original crusher is expected to produce the required daily tonnage in such plants in one or two shifts, so a time-reserve does exist which can be

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Primary Crushing

The term “primary crusher,” by definition, might embrace any type and size of crushing machine. The term implies that at least two stages of crushing are involved, but in many cases the machine which performs the function of initial crusher is the only crusher in the plant. The factors influencing the selection of a crusher for this service

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Crushing Products Size and Shape -What to Expect

I have made a number of general remarks regarding the character of product delivered by crushers of various types, and under different conditions of operation. Generalities are of value only if we have some standard to which comparisons may be referred; therefore, we should like to present more specific information on the kind of product to be expected

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