Stone and Rock Crushing Equipment

Natural sand and gravel extraction is becoming less of an option nowadays. High quality manufactured sand is fast becoming a viable alternative to which sand manufacturers are giving a thumbs up to. With competitive capital cost and quality pressures, low service and maintenance requirements coupled with minimum operating and wear costs. Stone and rock crushing industry becacome more important to various construction applications. SBM stone and rock crushing plant is the perfect fit for the aggregates industry and provides the most suitable solution for manufactured sand.

Stone and Rock Crushing Production Line

Major rock types processed by the crushed stone industry include limestone, granite, dolomite, traprock, sandstone, quartz, and quartzite. Minor types include calcareous marl, marble, shell, and slate. Major mineral types processed by the pulverized minerals industry, a subset of the crushed stone processing industry, include calcium carbonate, talc, and barite.

In stone crushing production line, rock and crushed stone products generally are extracted by drilling and blasting and then are delivered to the processing operations. Techniques used for extraction differ due to the nature and location of the deposit. Processing operations involved in proudction line may include crushing, screening, size classification, material handling and storage operation.

Stone and Rock Crushing Equipment

The major equipment in a primary stone and rock crushing circuit usually includes only a crusher, feeder and conveyor. Secondary and tertiary crushing circuits have the same basic equipment items, added with screens and surge storage bins.

Stone crusher selection depends on the type and amount of material to be crushed. Gyratory and jaw crushers are the popular primary crushers applied mining operations modern time, although some operations use roll impact crushers, low-speed roll sizers and feeder breakers. Cone crushers remain the most favorite for fine crushing applications, although some mines use vertical impact crushers for tertiary and quaternary crushing.

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