Crusher Wear Parts Success Stories

Crusher Wear Parts Success Stories

Crush Boss 4156
0033035FE27 Si-Tec® Ceramic Blow Bar

Idaho, USA
Recycled Asphalt Product (RAP)
8" Minus
"Production improved from 22,000 tons per set to 27,500 tons per set, a 25% increase"
  • Horizontal impactor using four Spokane 003035FE27 Si-Tec® ceramic blow bars
  • 250 Tons/Hour input
  • Production of 22,000 tons per set of blow bars
  • Upgrade blow bar design to improve wear life and increase machine uptime
  • Reduce overall wear part costs
  • Production of 27,500 tons per set (25% improvement)
Value Delivered:
  • Maintained same input, output, and gradation while reducing wear parts cost

Canica 65
00050121FE Si-Tec® Ceramic Shoes

Texas, USA
Sandstone & River Rock
2" Minus
"Shoe costs reduced by 60% with Si-Tec® Ceramics."
  • 5 shoe table with standard chrome shoes
  • Table speed of 1300 RPM
  • 125,000 Tons Annual Production
  • Standard chrome wear life of 3 X 8 hour shifts
  • Two sets per week used, 520 shoes per year

  • Increase wear life of shoes by using Si-Tec ® ceramic shoes
  • Reduce maintanance time for shoe change outs

  • Wear life improved to 7 X 8 hour shifts (133% improvement)
  • Usage reduced from 520 shoes per year to 260 per year (50% improvement)
  • Shoe costs reduced by 60% with Si-Tec® ceramics

Value delivered:
  • Maintenance time was reduced by 50% resulting in increased machine up-time and improved safety

Spokane Model 66

Tennessee, USA
Sandstone Crusher
"Recirculation rate reduced from 25% to 12.5%, a 50% improvement."
  • 3 port rotor running at 1575 RPM with Spokane anvil ring
  • 100 tons per hour input. Material backed up in rotor causing frequent production interruptions
  • Output of 75 tons per hour
  • Recirculation rate of 25%

  • Installation of Spokane Industries 5 shoe table fitted with Si-Tec® ceramic shoes
  • Increase machine throughput
    Reduce table RPM
  • Reduce recirculation

  • 20% increase in input (100 to 120 Tons/Hour)
  • 50% Reduction in recirculation rate (25% to 12.5%)

Value delivered:
  • 40% Increase in throughput (75 to 105 tons/hour)
  • Table speed reduced to 1150 RPM, reducing wear cost, energy costs,  and machine maintenance

California, USA
1" Shot Quarry Rock
“Converting to Spokane’s open table design with Si-Tec® wear parts dramatically increased machine throughput while reducing wear parts cost.”
  • Anvil (ANV-80000) and 37", 5 Port Rotor configuration
  • Rotor needs rebuilt every two weeks, costing up to $9,000 each replacement
  • Rotor runs at 1,800 RPM, a very high amperage

  • Install 36" table, four shoe configuration with 005-0111-FE Si-Tec® ceramic shoes  
  • Replace standard chrome anvils with 005-2630-FE Si-Tec® Ceramic Anvils
  • Decrease table RPM
  • Increase machine throughput
  • Reduce wear parts cost per ton
  • Wear parts costs reduced 50%with Si-Tec® Technology
  • 67% Increase (150 to 250 tons/hour) 
Value Delivered:
  • Maintenance time was reduced by 50% resulting in increased machine up-time and improved safety
  • 80% Savings in wear cost per ton
  • Significant energy cost savings with slower RPM

Washington, USA
Abrassive Silicon Sand
"Wear life of Si-Tec® Ceramic Technology increased nearly four times VS standard chrome"
  • Standard high chrome impeller shoes used in abrassive silicon sand crushing operation
  • Average wear life of impeller shoes is 4 hours
  • Double the wear life of shoes through Si-Tec® Ceramic Technology
  • Reduce overall costs of wear parts, including maintenance and machine down time
  • Wear life of Si-Tec® improved usage to 15 hours, nearly four times more than standard high chrome
  • 28% Reduction in opering costs
Value Delivered:
  • Improved deflection pattern improved longevity of other parts within the crushing chamber

Canica 100
005-0111-FE Ceramic Shoe
005-0143-FE Ceramic Feed Disk
California, USA
"50% Less Change outs and 25% reduction in wear parts acquisition costs."
  • Standard chrome shoes last 2 X 10 hour shifts
  • Standard chrome feed disks last 6 X 10 hour shifts
  • Increase wear life of shoes by using Si-Tec®
  • Increase wear life of feed disks by using Si-Tec®
  • Shoes ran for 4 X 10 hour shifts - 2X improvement
  • Feed disk ran for 15 X 10 hour shifts - 2.5X improvement
Value Delivered:
  • 50% Less change outs resulting in increased machine uptime and improved safety
  • 25% reduction in wear part acquisition cost