Chemical Processing 101: Crushing

JOSH BASINGER | November 2, 2017

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Crushing is the process of reducing the size of materials so that they can be further processed. In addition to being used in the chemical industry, industrial crushing equipment can be very useful for a variety of businesses. These include, but are not limited to, waste and recycling, mining, food processing, construction, and coal. Industrial crushers are primarily used to take very large pieces of material and make them smaller. Having smaller pieces of the material allows for easier transportation, further processing, and/or better ability to differentiate the different compositions of the material.

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