An aggregate crusher is a machine designed to grind or pulverize various types of rock into small, relatively uniform pieces. Aggregate crushers are used in mining, quarrying and recycling operations. Several types of crushers can perform this task including hammer mills, roller crushers, jaw crushers and gyratory crushers.
Crushers may be divided into three general classes, with respect to the manner in which they do their work: Pressure Crushers: This category embraces the several types of gyratory crushers and jaw crushers, as well as the double crushing rolls, with either smooth or corrugated shells.
In the world of construction and landscaping, crushed stone materials are always in extremely high demand. Although there are different types of aggregate products available, crusher run remains one of the most frequently sought-after for a number of different applications.
Several types of crushers can perform this task including hammer mills, roller crushers, jaw crushers and gyratory crushers. An aggregate crusher can be relatively small, like the mobile units used for reclaiming recycled asphalt, or huge machines that can process thousands of tons of material a day.