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Increase crushing profitability with centralized control.

Posted by ELRUS Aggregate Systems on Thu,Jun 01,2017 @ 10:50 AM

When they first came onto the crushing scene, operator control rooms were focused on three things - operator comfort, operator safety and quicker shutdowns. But as they have become more sophisticated with integration of controls for all aspects of the equipment, modern control towers now significantly increase profitability for a crushing operation in several ways.

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Topics: Crushing and screening equipment, ELRUS Aggregate Systems

The evolution of the power van

Posted by ELRUS Aggregate Systems on Thu,May 11,2017 @ 01:51 PM

The crushing industry has seen some dramatic changes from the early days when a steam engine powered a crusher, to the current days where a single genset and electric motors operate a complete spread.  

One of the many changes to equipment used for crushing aggregates is the evolution of the Control Van, an innovation which was pioneered by ELRUS Aggregate Systems of Calgary, AB.

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Topics: Crushing and screening equipment, aggregate equipment, control trailers

What Do You Call That Aggregate Equipment

Posted by Greg Helfrich on Tue,Jul 22,2014 @ 09:00 AM

As a relative newcomer to this industry (six years) I am not really surprised by the lack of consistency in nomenclature. In agriculture where I grew up, a farmer in Kansas had a different name than a farmer in Saskatchewan for the identical part, machine or feature.

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Topics: Winter Maintenance, Crushing and screening equipment, aggregate equipment


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