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What type of equipment is used to crush rock?
When crushing rock, your material usually goes through 2 stages of processing; 1. Breaking and size reduction, 2. Sorting. Things like hydraulic breakers, crushers and impactors are used to break the material down from large chunks into a more useful size. A screener is then used to sort the crushed rock into different sized products depending on what you want to use it for.
What is crushed rock used for?
Crushed rock can be used for a lot of different things, from road works to landscape projects. It's common to use rock sizes like ½” or ¾” as a subbase material before pouring concrete or laying roads. If you are crushing a visually attractive rock these sizes can also be used in gardens. Larger crushed rock is also used for fill, drainage, and pipe bedding.
Why would you want to crush rock?
Crushing rock and earn you a lot of money. Crushed and screened rock is used all over the world in a variety of construction applications. Depending on your area, crushed rock products can fetch more than $30 a ton. So if you own on a piece of land that has a lot of rocks or other aggregates on it you could be sitting on your retirement!