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Mellott Company

 •  November 1

It’s safe to say that if Honest Abe were tasked with crushing stone, he’d dedicate a healthy percentage of time to plant design. The wisdom here, of course, is that preparation can make or break an endeavor. And, when there are valuable outcomes riding on a project, preparation is essential.
If you’re considering plant design, you know that...

Mellott Company

 •  October 11

Equipment that is used daily is going to break or wear out over time, it’s just a fact of life. This is especially true when it comes to crushers because parts will continuously break down or wear out. To stay on top of these breakdowns, you’ll need to have replacement parts on hand, or order them to ensure you stay on schedule. In order to keep...

Mellott Company

 •  August 10

Whether you refer to them as breaker bars, hammers, or impact hammers, getting the most of your impact crusher comes down to your blow bars and your ability to use them well. Depending on what you’re planning to crush – asphalt, limestone, or even if you’re recycling concrete – the type of blow bar you use matters. While it might take you a day to...

Mellott Company

 •  July 11

Chris Andrews is an account manager for the Mellott Company in Columbia, SC. He was awarded an engineering / physics degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College. Chris was an engineer in the automotive industry for more than a decade before working for the corporate office at Metso. Once Chris got into vibrating screening, he became a product...

Mellott Company

 •  June 12

A cone crusher, considered by most in the industry as a secondary or tertiary position machine to the jaw crusher or the gyratory crusher, is capable of crushing all types of medium-hard mineral rocks and stones. The cone crusher offers many advantages over other crushers, such as low energy consumption, reliable and efficient operation, and a high...

Mellott Company

 •  May 8

When choosing a new rock crusher, it’s important that you find the right one the first time. This not only saves you time, but it will also save you money in the long run. According to Russ Coverdale, Applications Manager, the first thing you need to know is which machine best matches your material. Geology is very important in this instance. You...

Mellott Company

 •  April 28

On January 12th, 2017, Kohl Bittenbender of Highway Materials became the first customer of the Mellott Company’s online parts platformshop.crushers-plus.com. To show our appreciation, we sent him something fun to note the milestone; as you can see above he got a kick out of it too. This young and talented plant manager is a refreshing image of...

Mellott Company

 •  April 26

Rich Blake, President and CEO of Mellott Company, based in Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania was elected chairman of NSSGA’s Manufacturers and Service Division on March 5th during NSSGA’s 2017 Annual Convention in Las Vegas. "After 28 years of industry participation it's an honor to serve my fellow M&S members. Our industry is excited and optimistic that...

Mellott Company

 •  March 31

Stone crushers have played a pivotal role in the history of America since its creation in the mid-1800s. Since then millions of tons of stone have been crushed to make everything from houses to roads and everything in between. The first stone crusher was invented by Eli Whitney Blake, the nephew of Eli Whitney, the creator of the cotton gin. After...

Mellott Company

 •  March 20

Rock crushing isn’t a job for the faint of heart. Whether you are quarrying or ore processing, crushing is hard, fast-paced work that, if proper precautions aren’t taken, can be dangerous as well. While the jaw crusher has become increasingly safe in recent years, it is arguably one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment at the plant. Regardless...