Crushing, Screening & Conveying

Crushing, Screening & Conveying 2017-04-04T06:57:13+00:00
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Started by TISM
While metallurgists and process engineers go to great lengths to select and optimise the unit operations in our pit-to-port value chains, we are often let down when it comes to the commercial operation because the bulk solids just won't flow consiste...
Last replied to by akhil999in
Waste Slurry pumping from ore processing plant to tailing pond through rubber lined steel pipes is such a common activity but apparently an as yet unsolved design problem, with wide variations in calc...
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Started by Smuts
We are producing crushed dolomite with a top size of 3mm using a HSI crusher and want to reduce the top size to 1mm while not substantially increasing the -300 micron fines. Current raw feed is 19mm stone. Is it possible to do this? If so what kind ...
Last replied to by Alex Doll
Remove the balls from the ball mill and install rods instead.  Rod milling makes significantly less fines and can function down to 100 µm as long as the reduction ratio is not too great.
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Started by Jon Juhlin
The attachment (cone crusher wear profile.pdf) shows a before/after profile of wear parts from a cone crusher. The light line is the original profile. The bold line is the worn profile. The phantom shows the worn liner profile where it would have...
Last replied to by Jon Juhlin
This profile is from a customer's machine and I can't verify that it was choke fed all the time, but I see this condition often enough that I think it occurs under a variety of operational conditions....
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Started by aviasolar
Hi .. Looking for best method to seperate hammer milled solar cells ( polycrystaline silicon)  .. 7% AL content 1.6-2.7% silver and balance silicon. I have them in chip form less than 3cm and some 100 mesh screened as result of running them thru a ...
Last replied to by Rheomet
Not aware of physical method, only of chemical processing to recover your Al and Ag. You would need two steps, one caustic and one cyanide. Testing would be required. You may need more feed to make mo...
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Started by Zoe
Which crusher is best suited to reduce the size of friable 18 mm concentrate to below 1mm?
Last replied to by Zoe
Thanks guys, I got a solution We were looking at 5t/h wet material having about 5-10% moisture content
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Started by Leo5
good day, Wanted to find out if there is a better way of describing the effective aperture size of a slot if one has say 0.63*8.8 mm and 0.63*12 mm. They are both 0.63 mm panels, but how do we account for that difference in slot length in the descri...
Last replied to by Winchester
The difference between the two slot sizes for each panel is the open area per square foot. You could use the open area as part of the description of the panels.
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Started by Eder Figueiredo
Hi everybody.Wondering if somebody could tell me which is the correct type of bronze for bushings applied in the gyratory crusher, such as inner eccentric bushing and bottom shell bushing.A Brazilian’s supplier has supplied the bushings with the fo...
Last commented on by Eder Figueiredo
Thanks for your advices, Baud. They were very useful for me. The alloy is ZCUSN10PB10 which is equivalent to US standard C.93700. As you have recommended, I will prepare the bushing bronze samples in ...
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Started by anjanisail
Dear all In our Steel Plant to remove fines from Lump in iron ore, one Double deck screen is installed and is working, but with very poor efficiency. All the top and bottom deck are of Polymer panel. Top panel opening is 22mm sq. aperture and bottom...
Last replied to by KRISHNADAS
Hi Is the problem solved. As suggested by others, check Moisture content Increase vibration by playing with the counter weights. Who is the manufacturer Contact me if you need further assistan...
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Started by hulk
which formula can permit me to estimate a screen capacity and efficiency.
Last replied to by Stewart Fernandez
look screening efficiencies are simple, give me any screen and I will guide you on  its screening efficiency -   Its what I learnt in my early days with Tega India, honed the skill at Dunlop Skega -...
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Started by virock
I am working with a client to develop an ore diversion chute that would catch ore from the discharge of a conveyor that normally fills a coarse ore bin. The chute would redirect to a stacker.  Two Questions: Typically, how steep can a chute like...
Last replied to by BAUD
You need to determine the natural angle of repose of the material. In the case of coarse sand, it is around 40 °. So the 50 ° suggested by DK is a good start as the slope must be more than the nat...
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Started by seelander
I would like some help with impact Crushers.I have just purchased a quarry in South Australia  and the stone is a meta silt stone with LA value of 16 -22.The quarry has a Metso LT 1213 S as a primary and secondary crusher producing Concrete Aggregat...
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Usually, A jaw crusher is generally used as a primary crusher in a crushing circuit. the PE type jaw crushers feeding size is 125-1500mm, which is suitable for coarse, medium and fine crushing of va...
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Started by Fabian Rebolledo
Hello, i would like to know if there is some technologies or innovations for the automatisation of conveyor belt splicing process.
Last commented on by paussado
good
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Started by lordi
Hello,I need some advices about usage of the cone crusher Metso GP200 with shorthead cone. In prospectus is written that it can work without high level of material in crushing space. Is it true? Crusher will be work in the close cycle with screen, p...
Last commented on by jerodmorris
Thank you.
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Started by Eder Figueiredo
Hello everybody, Wondering if somebody could help me. I have experienced many problems due abnormal power draw behavior of the electric motor in a primary gyratory crusher in iron ore crushing , especially when the service life of the first row conc...
Last commented on by Eder Figueiredo
Thanks Paul. This article will be very useful to me.
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Started by Fabian Rebolledo
Hello everyone, I would like to know the last tendences in Css measurement instruments for giratory crushers. I know about Crusher Vision Automation System, C-Gap.
Last replied to by czambrano
Please look at this C-Gap, I have seen this working. http://www.mintap.com.au/cgap/Mintap_C-Gap_Presentation_Oct_14.pdf  
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Started by Eder Figueiredo
Hello everyone. My questions are regarding to maintenance of the primary gyratory crushers. Does anybody know any kind of sensor to monitoring head spin of the main shaft of the primary gyratory crusher? During the measurement of the spider bushi...
Last replied to by czambrano
Hi Eder, We have used grease for the cap and this grease was pumped by pulses as long as the level indicator was not showing high. One issue was that one time this sensor got damaged and we had to p...
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Started by Sathia
Good day. Dear Members, We are using METSO C140 Jaw Crusher to crushing granite stones. As i know, the Jaw Crusher performance will increase if we choke feeding. However, METSO is not recommend choke feeding for Jaw Crusher.They do recommend choke ...
Last replied to by HAL
Generally the feed level is maintained at 2/3 level so that there is enough space to receive the elongated boulders from the ROM without bridging. The C-140 is sufficiently powered to handle a coarse ...
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Started by HTFU Mining
I was hoping someone could tell me what is the FINEST/Smallest particle size I can achieve crushing Quartz after being put through a Jaw Crusher then entering a Symons 2Ft cone crusher .Thank You.
Last replied to by David
Look deep into https://www.911metallurgist.com/blog/cone-crusher#hydro-cone_crusher_capacities A 24" cone crusher was likely the smallest on the table. Use the HP on the motor to guide you. At the ...
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Started by bopper
We are making roadbase on a new basalt site, we are struggling to make fines with our jaw screen cone circuit . To get the gradings within the envelope we have to import up to 30% fines, my question is what would be better - to introduce an impactor?...
Last replied to by JackStephen
Is your feed 100% basalt? I mean.. isn't it an andesitic basalt? That would define how abrasive it is (because of it's silica content). Can you generate more fines from the quarry, adjusting your blas...
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Started by Muzza
Dear Members can you please give any thoughts to mixing jaw liners with two types of profiles. we have a Svedala Jaw Master 1208HD crusher with a grizzly feeder our CCS is app125 /130mm crushing Basalt rock. We ordered new liner through another s...
Last replied to by David
As Bob indicated Muzza, do not worry too much. It will work. As long as they fit, you are good to go.  
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Started by A B Sharma
How to calculate stone sizes range produced by jaw crusher in % if i have 36" x 24" primary single toggle jaw crusher & Closed side setting is 4" (100mm) and vibrating screen having 60mm, 30mm, 10mm & Dust mesh. Material : Construction Aggregate. ...
Last commented on by A B Sharma
yes.. totally worth it.
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Started by Mulu
I have 2 belt scales and use to calibrate them one by chain roller and the other with static load. For the roller chain the reading (repeatability) are: 13714,13681,13733,13698. What do those numbers tells me and how could i account for the error f...
Last commented on by Mulu
A gold processing plant.
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Started by Dzapasi
We have an HP300 crusher in our operations carrying out tertiary crushing duty where it reduces material of P80 - 32mm to P80 - 16mm.  The ore feed is kimbelite ore which is resulting in a clayish product build up in the crusher discharged chute and...
Last replied to by JackStephen
Hi Dzapasi. For application we used a simple pressure sprayer like this: It could also be applied with a mopper but with lots of waste. The operator sprayed every problematic area at the beginnin...
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Started by JackStephen
Hi everyone, The company I'm going to work for (beginning in january)  is looking to expand their operations and are planning to acquire a barely used track mounted HSI crusher (KPI FT4250 rated 500TPH according to manufacturer) to produce minus 1/...
Last replied to by AJNeale
My guess is that you are going to have enough horsepower on the HSI, and it will all come down to screening efficiency which may mean increasing the size of the screen, and perhaps going to a double d...
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Started by vshastri
When designing a crusher for a mine which experiences a transition from soft to hard rock ores, how can you ensure the crusher will be able to optimally crush both ores for processing during the LOM production? In addition, what metrics from the roc...
Last replied to by Paul Morrow
Designs are often based on the harder rock but it truly depends on your hardness variability. If you have an extremely hard rock but sampling has it representing only 5-10% of the pit; you may not wan...
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Started by New Era
Our crushing circuit contains primary crusher jaw , secondary cone crusher and tertiary cone crusher in which closed circuit with a double deck screen. the ore is quartz vein with average of Bond RWI 17.5khr/t and Bond BWI 16.8 kwhr/t. The chutes ar...
Last replied to by Stewart_fernandez
the selection of material on wear liners
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Started by madineh
Hi, we use two roll crusher as secondary in pharaformaldehyd powder production plant (in closed loop) , but 30% of output material is in flake shape , roll dia :400 mm with : 350 mm input size: 10 mm output size : 2 mm , what can we do to decrease th...
Last replied to by Philip Stewart
Standard problem with roll crushers.  Run roll product through a. small hammer mill.  
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Started by Jeky
I've been reading posts/responses about comparison for static against portable stone crushers and got to know what really we want for our new project, now my question is we need to embark on a road construction, civil works and construction of 1000 l...
Last replied to by David
Hi Jeky, The largest gold miner in the world is China. I assure you they know how to make crushers. You just need to know who to buy them from. Email me if you want to know.
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Started by Paul Morrow
All Metso C-Series Crusher models have a maximum possible setting as well as a minimum allowed setting, and Metso claims it is very important that the user understands why these are important to keep these in mind at all times. The maximum possible ...
Last commented on by lordi
What do you mean on 3/16", P80? What capacity and ore strength?
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Started by Goldman
Hi, I'm just wondering if anyone has any info on how to conduct a survey to calculate recirculation load on a crushing circuit? The circuit consists of a jaw crusher and a secondary and tertiary crusher. Any assistance would be helpful.
Last replied to by lordi
Calculation of rough calculation of closed circuit Qs=Q(1/E + B+/B-), where Qs - Total screen load, tph Q - Fresh load, tph E - efficiency of screening B+ - content of larger than cells class...
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Started by Stalin
What are the effects on temperature of the trunnion bearing when the high pressure pump is run continuously?
Last replied to by Sugar Watkins
A scrubber & pedestal? You never said anything about that is your original question... http://mclanahan.com/wp-content/uploads/Rotary-Scrubbers-Brochure.pdf You talk about the pedestal use being a ...
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Started by firebird
Recently part of our linear screen is damaged. Most of the Coarse ones are going to the undersize chute. The formula for screen efficiency is 100-(% of undersize in the coarse product). However since the oversize is going to the undersize, could I de...
Last replied to by firebird
Really appreciate that guys pawl and raghdumhi. Helps a lot.thanks  
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Started by isang phakele
Q. compare a jaw crusher with a gyratory crusher of the same gape I) which one will have higher capacity and explain your answer in detail.
Last replied to by David
Hello Isang and welcome.  Dear Isang, we are not here to do your school assignments. For your own good and professional development it is best for you to research and answer this for yourself. That ...
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Started by ThomasS
Hello: I understand the mantle rotates on a eccentric drive. How does the mainshaft pivot? Thank you,  
Last replied to by David
Hello Thomas, The spider holds the top of the main shaft. The top bushing (spider bushing) is sort of hourglass shape so the top can pivot whilst the bottom is rotated around the eccentric. https://...
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Started by NAVEEN VARMA B
Dear group members, I would like to know how to up scale the crushers ie,. JAW CRUSHER,CONE CRUSHER, GYRATOR Y CRUSHER, HAMMER MILL,BALL MILLS  etc....
Last replied to by David
Hi, this is much to vague a question. to start, review https://www.911metallurgist.com/blog/how-determine-size-crusher and https://www.911metallurgist.com/blog/grinding-mills and https://www.911me...

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