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 salable 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:

We have a wide variety of rock crushers for rent that can handle any type of project that you may need assistance with. Our smaller rock crushers are typically used in construction and landscaping projects, while the larger options are used in rock quarries and gravel pits.

We help match our clients with rock crushing equipment that is perfectly suited for your unique operational needs.

Types Of Rock Crushers

Rock crushers are an essential part of any mining operation. They’re used to break up large rocks into smaller pieces so they can be more easily processed and transported. There are several different types of rock crushers, each with its own pros and cons. Each of these types of rock crushers has its own unique use cases and advantages.

There are a few main types of rock crushers – jaw crushers, gyratory crushers, and cone crushers.

Cone Crushers

A cone crusher is a machine that uses a crushing action to reduce material. It has two cone-shaped pieces of steel that squeeze or compress the feed material between them. Depending on the application, crushers can be portable and small or exceptionally large.

Gyratory Crushers

Gyratory crushers are used to crush rocks and gravel into smaller pieces. They can reduce the size of aggregate to a maximum of about one-tenth of its original size. Gyratory crushers are always installed vertically orientated, and they are classified by their gape and mantle diameter, along with the diameter of their receiving opening.

Jaw Crushers

A jaw crusher is a common rock crusher that uses a crushing motion to break up rocks. The jaw crusher is widely used in the primary and secondary crushing processes. Jaw crushers are categorized according to their jaw movement mechanism. Single-toggle and double-toggle jaw crushers are the two main groups.

HSI/VSI Crushers

Horizontal Shaft Impactor (HSI) and Vertical Shaft Impactor (VSI) are two types of impact crushers that can be used in a variety of applications such as roadwork, recycling, and construction. A horizontal shaft impact (HSI) crusher uses hammers to crush materials against a rotating shaft. The shaft is horizontal and the hammers hit the material from above. A vertical shaft impact (VSI) crusher uses a high-speed rotor to drive particles into a crushing chamber. The rotor is mounted on a shaft that spins at speeds up to 3,500 RPM and the particles are thrown against the walls of the chamber and their resulting collision fractures them.

Why Rent A Rock Crusher?

Rock crushers can be an important part of many industrial and construction projects. However, renting them can often be more beneficial than purchasing them outright. Here are some of the key benefits of renting rock crushers:

  1. Flexibility: When you rent a rock crusher, you have the flexibility to use it for any project you need. If your needs change, you can easily adjust your rental accordingly.
  2. Cost-effective: Renting a rock crusher is often more cost-effective than purchasing one outright. This is especially true if you only need the crusher for a short period of time.
  3. Convenience: Renting a rock crusher is a convenient way to get the equipment you need without having to purchase it yourself. You can often find rock crushers for rent at local tool rental stores.

Renting a rock crusher is a cost-effective and efficient approach for breaking down rock and creating materials for your needs. This allows for easier transport and handling, as well as decreased wear and tear on your own equipment.

Contact The Rock Crusher Experts Today For All Your Questions

At Mellott, we help match our clients with rock crushing equipment that is perfectly suited for your unique operational needs. To learn more about our rock crushers available for rent and which piece of equipment suits your unique needs.  Fill out the contact us form below or reach out to our team of experts today at (855) 554-1606. 

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