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Gyratory Crushers Maintenance Tips

Maintenance and repair downtime is inevitable, but unintended downtime is expensive. Every minute of it is directly reflected in the bottom line. Fortunately, when it comes to belt drives, unplanned production standstills can often be prevented by taking the right approaches to inspection, maintenance and replacement.
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07/28/2022

Gyratory Crushers Maintenance Tips

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Maintenance and repair downtime is inevitable, but unintended downtime is expensive. Every minute of it is directly reflected in the bottom line. Fortunately, when it comes to belt drives, unplanned production standstills can often be prevented by taking the right approaches to inspection, maintenance and replacement.
  • Check spider bushing clearance monthly, every 500 hours, or with every mantle change. Whichever comes first

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  • Monitor and maintain bushing lubrication levels every day (about 1.4" above bushing flange). Make sure "extreme pressure" additive is added

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  • Check balance cylinder(s) every 30 days of operation

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  • Keep oil and lubrication clean. Check daily, every 8 hours

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  • Follow crusher backing maintenance schedule carefully to avoid undue damage to equipment

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  • Every 40 hours, check for leaks and inspect Y strainers

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  • Every month, inspect safety devices and perform an oil analysis

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  • At least once per year (or every 2,000 hours) change all oil

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  • Know and use the proper mantle for your crusher. Failing to do so can result in serious damage

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  • Reference: https://www.thomasnet.com/insights/tips-for-crusher-maintenance/

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