New sizer crushers from Metso Outotec
Metso Outotec expand mobile and stationary crushing systems range with a new sizer crusher options
METSO Outotec are complementing their line of mobile and modular stationary crushing solutions with a sizer option specially designed for aggregate and soft ore applications.
The new additions to Metso Outotec’s mobile Lokotrack product line are equipped with Komatsu’s sizer technology and are available in five models ranging from 500 to 4,500 tonnes/h. Metso Outotec’s recently launched modular FITTM crushing stations are also available with sizer configurations.
Both the mobile and modular solutions were engineered in collaboration with Komatsu and the first Lokotrack sizer plant is already in operation in south-east Asia.
‘New concentration technologies and strict environmental norms make it economically viable to process such deposits and stocks that were not possible to handle profitably earlier. However, the characteristics of soft ores, like low abrasiveness and high moisture content, require a different equipment configuration than when crushing hard ore.
‘To provide leading solutions for our customers processing soft ore, we’re now combining our expertise in mobile and semi-mobile crushing with Komatsu’s sizing know-how,’ said Julius Mäkelä, vice-president of mid-size and mobile crushers at Metso Outotec.
John McCarthy, sizer product manager at Komatsu, said: ‘Komatsu are excited about the opportunity to partner with Metso Outotec to provide soft ore crushing solutions. Komatsu’s Joy sizers are well known in the industry and they’ve proven their efficiency and reliability in various applications.
‘The combination of Metso Outotec’s Lokotrack and FITTM station with our sizers provides a unique and superior solution for soft ore and rock crushing.’