Contract Crushing, or as some people call it “Custom Crushing”, is a service that has solved many problems for aggregate producers over the past multiple decades. Whether it is opening a greenfield site, gaining added saleable inventory through supplemental crushing, recycling asphalt or concrete, or the myriad of other needs, Mellott has implemented many solutions for customers utilizing Contract Crushing. In fact, Contract Crushing has been the heart and soul of our organization since the 1970s. We’ve partnered with small family-owned operations, we’ve helped build aggregate producer empires, and everything in between. Mellott’s contract crushing division has reached an unparalleled level of excellence in providing solutions to our producer customers in areas such as:

Manufacturers rely on feeders to help them produce high-quality aggregate products. Without feeders, the process would be much slower and less efficient. That’s why manufacturers need to select feeders that are capable of handling the type of material that is being processed.

Types Of Feeders

Feeders come in a variety of different sizes and styles, so it’s important to select the right feeder for the job. There are a few different types of feeders used in aggregate production: the grizzly feeder, the pan feeder, and the belt feeder.

Grizzly Feeder

The grizzly feeder is a large, vibrating screen that separates large pieces of material from smaller pieces. It uses a series of bars or plates to catch and hold the larger pieces while allowing the smaller pieces to pass through.

Pan Feeder

The pan feeder is a common type of feeder that uses a series of pans or buckets to feed material into the crusher. The pans are typically set on an incline so that the material slides down into the crusher.

Belt Feeder

The belt feeder is a conveyor belt that transfers material from one point to another. It is often used to feed material into a crusher, or to transfer material from one processing stage to another.

There are many different factors to consider when making this selection, such as the type of material being processed, the size of the machines involved in the process, and the amount of material that needs to be processed. Depending on your unique needs, you may need a specialized type of feeder that will enhance efficiency and save your workers time and energy.

Feeders are an essential part of the aggregate production process, and they play a crucial role in ensuring that the machines operate efficiently and produce the desired results.

What Are The Benefits Of Feeders?

Feeders play a critical role in the aggregate production process by providing a consistent flow of material to the crushers. This helps ensure that the crushers can operate at full capacity, which in turn leads to increased production. When you use a high-quality feeder that is suited for your project, there is a noticeable improvement in speed and efficiency.

In addition, feeders can help manufacturers save money by avoiding interruptions in production caused by clogs or other problems. By ensuring a steady flow of material, feeders help to minimize these types of issues.

Mellott Provides Superior Feeders For Any Operation

At Mellott, we offer feeder systems that can help to enhance the efficiency of your aggregate production operation. It can be difficult to find the proper feeder for your project’s unique needs, and our team can help match you with the perfect feeder for your next project. For more information, reach out to our team of experts today at (800) 634-5634.

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