Next generation gyratory cone crusher


Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens rolls out the latest upgrade in its 2 Series product offering with the launch of the new QS332 cone crusher.

Sandvik has launched the new QS332 gyratory cone crusher which it says has been upgraded to include many product refinements from the recently launched QH332 Hydrocone, in order to improve operation, efficiency and ease of maintenance.

According to Sandvik the compact QS332 is targeted at the most demanding of aggregate producers. Featuring the renowned Sandvik CS430 gyratory cone crusher, it is able to accept a feed size up to 90% larger than current standard cones. This produces benefits for customers by delivering improved productivity on applications like Type 1, crusher run or in primary gravel crushing.


Crushing and screening combined

One of the benefits of the new model is its ability to be adapted quickly for operation in open or closed circuit configurations. This is achieved using its new optional modular Double Deck Hanging Screen system (DDHS), a self-contained finishing screen module that can be added or removed from the plant in less than 30 minutes without the need for any lifting equipment on site.

The double deck hanging screen enables the plant to produce two screened products and recirculate the oversize back into the feed conveyor for reprocessing.

A further feature of the Sandvik QS332 & DDHS is that it features a patent pending adjustment system that allows the screen to be quickly reconfigured to product one single sized finished product, or two sized finished products, depending upon the user’s demands at that time.

The oversize conveyor may be hydraulically rotated for material stockpiling (90°) of up to three products on the ground, or removal (180°). The tail section can be raised hydraulically to give improved ground clearance for transport when loading or unloading.

Class-leading cone crusher

A Sandvik CS430 cone crusher is at the heart of the QS332. It is equipped with a hydroset system that provides CSS adjustment at the touch of a button. The automatic setting regulation system not only optimizes production, it also keeps track of liner wear, making it easy to plan liner changes and minimize interruptions in production.

The CS430 cone has a choice of three concaves and four eccentric throw options ranging from 16 mm to 30 mm all contained within one eccentric bush, providing unrivalled flexibility regarding CSS ranges, production and material gradation.

Heavy duty construction

Among the other features of the QS332 are durability through the chassis being constructed from heavy duty ‘I’ beam, as well as its heavy duty, hydraulically-positioned feed conveyor with optional wear resistant liners and hydraulic folding hopper extensions. An ‘up and over’ metal detector provides the ultimate in cone protection from tramp material.

The QS332 also comes with My Fleet remote monitoring system fitted as standard. Sandvik says My Fleet was developed to help its customers know exactly how the equipment is being utilized. Through the collection and accurate monitoring of a wide array of parameters, this facilitates accurate production forecasting, ensuring that the most efficient use is obtained from equipment, thereby maximizing return on investment.

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