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Winter Crushing Tips to Help Keep You Up and Running

Posted by ELRUS Aggregate Systems on Mon,Nov 06,2017 @ 10:17 AM

There is no such thing as bad weather, however there is such a thing as inappropriate clothing. Crushing in the winter is tougher but doesn’t have to be miserable with some planning and solid thinking.

Here are a few tips for getting your spread ready for winter crushing:

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Topics: Aggregate Equipment Maintenance, Winter Maintenance, Crushing and Screening

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

Cold Weather Conveyor Maintenance

Posted by ELRUS Aggregate Systems on Thu,Jan 10,2013 @ 10:39 AM

The winter freeze hit Western Canada at the end of October – a month earlier than the previous two years. This means that your gear has been subjected to an additional month of wear and tear while operating at the extremes of winter.

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Topics: Radial Stacker, Aggregate Equipment Maintenance, Winter Maintenance, Conveyor Maintenance, crushing and screening maintenance

10 Cold Weather Maintenance Tips to Keep You Running This Winter

Posted by ELRUS Aggregate Systems on Mon,Nov 12,2012 @ 02:55 PM

“Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful”.

Sadly there’s no fire in this song, just cold wind, blowing snow, hard conveyor rubber, thick oil, frozen chutes and a cranky ground man holding a frozen shovel that makes you nervous every time he looks in your direction. Nothing to fear though, he’s just fondly remembering years past where the onslaught of winter meant four months of X-Box and DVD’s while he waited for the thawing winds of Spring, so he could return to work.

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Topics: Aggregate Equipment Maintenance, Winter Maintenance


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