More than 450 distributors and customers from 36 countries attended the Powerscreen World Dealer Conference March 16-19 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Distributors came together to learn how Powerscreen is addressing the latest challenges facing their customers, such as the need for higher quality/more closely spec’d products, pressure on efficiency and operating costs, and environmental pressure for cleaner/quieter equipment.
At the event attendees shared best practices, learning from the Powerscreen team and each other, as well as hands-on equipment demonstrations. The event featured seminars and conferences, a St. Patrick’s Day evening yacht cruise, Everglades airboat adventure tour and an extensive demo day display of 19 Powerscreen crushing and screening machines held at the Palm Beach Aggregates quarry site north of Ft. Lauderdale. The open day included an exclusive introduction of seven new machines in operation.
The Premiertrak 600 mobile jaw crusher features a high performance 47- x 32-in. (1200- x 820-mm) reversible primary jaw. Designed for demolition, hard rock quarrying and mining, it is available as diesel-hydraulic or diesel-electric. Both versions are built for high production with low maintenance and running costs. The model demonstrated has diesel direct drive with a Scania DC13 low-speed engine and advanced hydraulics. The electric version has an oversized genset sufficient to run another plant and can be powered from a mains source.
The 1150 Maxtrak mobile cone crusher is a mid-size version of the 1000 and 1300 Maxtrak models with their same exceptional product shaping. Offered as direct feed; or a pre-screen version to achieve higher production with dirty feed, and has hydraulic folding system to convert to direct feed in seconds. Choice of strokes and three liner options for a wide variety of applications. Accepts an all-in-feed up to 8-in. (205 mm). It is powered by a Scania DC 13 engine.
The Chieftain 2200 mobile screen features a patent-pending drive system with four-bearing screen drive for each screen box. This concept builds on the proven Chieftain 1400 efficiency combination of high screen angle and four-bearing drive system. The Chieftain 2200 can easily convert from four-bearing to two-bearing drive for many applications including sand/gravel, slags, quarry de-dusting, etc. at very small bottom deck apertures. The machine features optimum performance with even the tightest aggregate specs.
The Trakpactor 260SR compact mobile impact crusher is available as standard with no post-screen, or with optional post-screen and recirculating system as displayed. Primarily used for recycling and demolition for one-stop production of sized aggregate from raw feed material. Equally suited as a small primary crusher for quarries. Operator benefits include extreme versatility due to high mobility, rapid setup and retractable post-screen system, according to the company.
The Warrior 2100 mobile scalping screen includes Powerscreen’s proven triple-shaft technology for high productivity, especially in sticky scalping applications and single-size screening. Exceptional performance in aggregates, overburden, processed ores, topsoil, compost, biomass, construction and demolition and other wastes. Numerous stroke and feed settings allow the Warrior 2100 screen to excel in the most challenging applications
The Premiertrak 300 HA mobile jaw crusher features a highly aggressive and robust 40- x 24-in. (1000- x 600-mm) crushing chamber. Low engine RPM for fuel efficiency and low noise. Large bypass chute clearance and full tunnelling enhance material flow and reduce blockage with sticky materials. Hydraulically lowering conveyor for good access if blockage occurs. Also available with hydraulic release jaw chamber for difficult recycling applications with tramp metal.
The Warrior 600 mobile screen is the smallest Warrior, but with plenty of punch. It makes the Warrior range the widest in the market, with six machine sizes. The Warrior 600 screen is designed for versatility, maneuverability and is easy to transport and setup. Has high strength, high amplitude, two-bearing, 8- x 4-ft. screenbox with up to 6 g acceleration. Fuel consumption is about 1-1/2 gal. (6 litres) per hour.