5 Different Applications For Crumblers

Written by Small Business Magazine on January 2nd, 2019. Posted in Machine design companies, Screening conveyor, Surge

In many different industries, crumblers are essential for breaking up product clusters that would be difficult for a human to do. Manufacturers usually make rotary crushers with shaft impactors that create considerable force. Users can calibrate crumblers for a size reduction ratio between 10:1 and 25:1, making them ideal for recycling and food processing. Know these different applications for a crumbler and you’ll be able to incorporate them into your industry.

  • Cheese Blocks: Rotary crushers are designed to break up products that are difficult for humans to break up due to their consistency. Cheese blocks certainly fall into that category of products. Depending on the type of cheese, it may be too hard, sticky, or otherwise difficult for a human worker to break apart. To replace hands that may have trouble breaking cheese blocks apart, a crumbler can effectively crush them into smaller pieces.

Understanding Mass Finishing Tumbling vs Vibratory

Written by Small Business Magazine on August 29th, 2017. Posted in Machines, Surge, Surge machine

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Whether you are trying to remove rust, deburr metals, or degrease brass powerlines, mass finishing is an important process for a great many manufacturers. From something as small as a lugnut to as large as a titanium bulkhead, mass finishing can give your product a clean, finished look.

There are two methods for mass finishing: tumbling and vibratory. Both of these techniques serve a unique function, and come with their own advantages and disadvantages.

In order to help you better understand each process and determine which one is right for your job, we’ve put together a side by side comparison of Mass finishing with Tumbling Drums vs. Vibratory.

Tumbling Drums

These are often closed circuit barrels where water, media, and the parts to be tumbled or polished are placed together. The barrel