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Quarrying and Rockbreaking

By Derek Lester
ISBN: 9780903031806
Various types of plants and their operation are described. Recommended maintenance schedules and lists of spare parts are included.For the owner or manager of a small mobile rock crushing plant this book is essential reading

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  • Synopsis
    Various types of plants and their operation are described. Recommended maintenance schedules and lists of spare parts are included.For the owner or manager of a small mobile rock crushing plant this book is essential reading
  • Table of Contents
    Acknowledgements Hi
    Preface 3
    Details of your plant 5
    INTRODUCTION 6
    Quality requirements of aggregates
    The origins of aggregate rocks
    The sources of aggregate rocks
    Processing rock into acceptable aggregates
    Locating and evaluating a workable quarry site
    Territorial regulations
    MECHANICAL ROCKCRUSHINGON ASMALLSCALE 12
    PART ONE: QUARRYING AND PROCESSING 16
    THE QUARRY AREA AND ROCK FACE
    Security
    Explosives
    Procedural rules for explosives
    Developing the rock face
    Drilling
    Selection of the production drilling equipment
    Primary drilling
    Secondary drilling and blasting
    Quarry face planning
    Transport between the face and the crusher
    The plant area
    THE PROCESSING PLANT AND PROCESS MACHINES 29
    Feeders
    Primary jaw crushers
    Secondary and tertiary crushers
    Screens
    Conveyors
    Drives
    Metal detectors
    EQUIPPINGTHE WORKSHOP 44
    Cutting and burning
    Welding
    Portable lifting equipment
    Plant erection tools
    General tools
    SAFETY INQUARRIES 47
    PART TWO: GENERAL MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION 49
    Preparing the plant for duty
    Moving a plant on the highway
    Road running gear (illustrations)
    DRIVES AND TRANSMISSIONS 55
    Vee belt drives
    Chain drives
    Diesel engines
    Electric motors
    Tracing faults in an electrical control panel
    THE MAIN PROCESSING MACHINES 61
    Routine operation and maintenance of:
    Vibrating grizzly feeders and apron feeders
    Electric vibrating feeders
    Reciprocating plate feeders
    Jaw crushers
    Cone crushers
    Vibrating screens
    Screen deck media, tensioning and fitting
    MANGANESE STEEL WEARING PARTS 83
    Work hardening
    Dimensional requirements
    Jaw crusher tooth profiles
    THE DUST HAZARD 88
    PORTABLE CONVEYORS 95
    Chain drives (transmission)
    Electric motors
    Bearings
    Belt joining
    Belt tracking
    Belt scrapers
    Tension gear
    Anti-runback gear
    Wheels
    Feed boot
    Chutes
    Guards
    Troughing and parallel rollers
    APPENDIX: MISCELLANEOUS TABLES AND INFORMATION 105
  • Details
    Sub Title No
    Author Derek Lester
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 124
    Format Hardback
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