Salmo River Valley Historical Mining Exhibit

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JAW CRUSHER  site #6

A jaw crusher essentially crushes large rocks to a more usable size. They’re typically the first-line machinery used in the material reduction for several applications. This includes rock quarries, sand and gravel, construction aggregates, metallurgy, and chemical industries. In industrial and mining production ,jaw crusher is the most commonly used primary crushing equipment. Jaw crusher is mainly composed of a fixed jaw plate, movable jaw plate, frame, upper and lower guard plates, adjusting the seat, movable jaw rod, etc. Knowledge of the internal structure helps to understand how it works. The working part of the jaw crusher is two jaws, one is a fixed jaw (fixed jaw), which is vertically (or slightly inclined at the upper end) fixed on the front wall of the machine body, and the other is a movable jaw (moving jaw).