Comparison of Primary Jaw and Gyratory Crushers

Weiss, N. L.
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 4
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1985
General The crushing of run-of-mine hard rock ores is the province of jaws and gyratory primary crushers described in the two preceding chapters of this section. While it is now seldom difficult to make a choice between the two to suit a specific set of circumstances, the governing factors merit a review, and that is the purpose of this chapter. For every size of feed there is a crusher of either type that can handle it, and it is only when the desired crushing rate in toss per hour is considered together with the rock size that the preference for one type over the other is truly significant. When Taggart completed his Handbook of Mineral Dressing there were already in opera-
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