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:

Depending on your unique need and the demands of your next project, you will need to be matched with the right type of rock breaker equipment. Different types of rock breakers offer their own unique set of benefits and drawbacks, which makes selecting the proper type of equipment essential. Our team of experts can help you find the rock breaker equipment that will help you get your next project completed on budget and efficiently.

What Is A Rock Breaker?

A rock breaker is a type of machine that breaks down large rocks into smaller rocks, gravel, or rock dust. They are designed for the primary stage of the crushing of hard, brittle materials such as rock, ore, slag, and refractories. It is a common tool for mining and construction projects in need of a fine aggregate mixture.

Rock breakers are typically used as the first step in the reduction process because they can handle larger rocks than most other types of machines and can break down tough to work with materials effortlessly. They work by feeding the rock into the machine and then crushing it with a moving jaw. The size of the rocks that can be handled by a rock breaker is determined by the size of the opening at the top of the jaw.

Rock breakers have been used in mining and construction for centuries, and they are still an important part of the process today.

How To Choose The Right Rock Breaker

When selecting a rock breaker, it is important to consider the type of material to be crushed, the size of the feed and product, and the type of crusher.

It is important to choose a rock breaker that is large enough to handle the amount of material you will be processing. Another important consideration is the type of material you will be processing. Some jaw crushers are better suited for softer materials, while others are better suited for harder materials.

Contact The Rock Breaker Experts At Mellott

If you need to find a rock breaker that fits the needs of your next project, our team of rock breaker experts can help pair you with the equipment that perfectly suits your needs. At Mellott, we offer rock breakers for rent and sale so you can make the investment that makes sense for your organizational requirements. For more information, reach out to our team today at (800) 634-5634.

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