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Use An Industry Leading Roll Crusher On Your Next Job
Roll Crushers are simple in design and construction, long-lasting, economical, and versatile. Roll crushing surfaces operate at a fixed distance apart, as opposed to the continually changing distances in a jaw or cone crusher. Product size is much more consistent. Both oversized pieces and fined are minimized. Wet, sticky materials are more easily handled.
The rolls act as flywheels, contributing to smooth operation and efficient use of power. Roll crushers are low in profile and relatively easy to install. They can be fed with a minimum of headroom, or even choke fed. Adjustments are simple. Internal parts are readily accessible.
Typical feed materials for Williams Roll Crushers include: bauxite, cement clinker, chalk, cinders, clay, coal, glass, gypsum, limestone, burnt lime, rock salt, sandstone, shale, sulfur ore, sea shells, and sewer sludge clinker. Single Roll Crushers, sometimes called lump breakers, can also be used for breaking frozen or agglomerated materials.
Single or Double Roll Crushers? The choice depends upon the type of feed material, feed size, product size desired, and consistency of both feed and product.
Both single and double roll crushers operate most efficiently with dry, friable materials. However, single roll machines have been widely and successfully used for the reduction of moist clays. They also have been long used as primary and secondary coal crushers, both at mine sites and power plants, where a minimum of fines is desired.
Single Roll Crushers reduce via a combination of impact, shear, and compression. The rolls are always toothed in patterns suited to the feed material. Single Roll Crushers generally handle larger feed sizes at higher reduction ratios in higher capacities and are particularly well suited to be used as lump breakers.
Double Roll Crushers reduce primarily through compression, although some shear is obtained with toothed rolls. Rolls for these crushers come in combinations of smooth, corrugated, and toothed designs. Double Roll Crushers produce a finer product at lower reduction ratios and capacities.
Oversized, heat-treated, alloy steel shafts plus self-aligning, roller-type bearings assure long life and maximum use of power. Jackshafts for control of roller speed are standard on double roll crushers, optional on larger Single Roll Crushers.
Heavy-duty compression springs permit movement of floating roll to pass tramp metal and other uncrushables, avoiding overload and damage. Smaller Single Roll Crushers are equipped with a shear pin release.
Quickly set and maintained via manual bolt/shim arrangement. Allows shock loads to be taken in compression rather than tension.
Multiple V-belt drives recommended for maximum shock absorption. Shaft-mounted speed reducers optional.
Housings for single crushers split and open at centerline for access to all working parts. Double Roll Crushers models dismantle easily.
Combined with compression-type reduction, results in less maintenance when crushing abrasive materials.
Heavy rolled plate and welded structural shapes for rigidity and resistance to shock.
Protect internal surfaces and frame. Thick, abrasion-resistant alloy are reversible for added life and easily replaced.
Faces Tooth patterns and corrugations to fit feed material; abrasion-resistant alloy; easily replaceable.
Ash Crushers have additional features including dust-tight design and sealed cover plates for breaker plate access.
Williams Single Roll Crushers are also available in a 15 inch (381mm) diameter dust-tight version for applications such where it would be expensive to have dust collection air.
Already well known for rugged construction, low profile, high reduction ratio, and economical cost, Williams Dust-Tight Ash Single Roll Crushers also have easy access to the rotor for maintenance.
These dust-tight roll crushers are perfect for applications such as crushing ash, limestone, coal, or glass.
Contact us today to discuss your application in detail with one of our experienced sales engineers. Call (314) 621-3348, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or locate an agent near you.