Mobile VS Stationary Crushing Plant for Selection

Last Updated: 2022-11-05

With the rapid development of infrastructure construction, the market demand for sand and gravel aggregates has also increased sharply. At present, there are two main sources of sand and gravel aggregates, one is natural sand and the other is artificial sand. With the gradual depletion of natural sand, the market for artificial sand is growing. More and more investors are investing in suitable equipment to produce artificial sand.

At present, there are mainly two types of stone crushing production lines: mobile crushing plant and stationary crushing plant. So, what is the difference between these two crushing plants, and how should investors choose? This article will introduce the features and advantages of these two types of crushing plants in order to help you choose a right one.

sand crushing equipment

Mobile crushing plant

Mobile crushing plants are mostly used for material processing in metallurgy, chemical industry, building materials, hydropower and other frequently relocated projects. At present, it is mainly used for the processing of construction waste in urban demolition. It can crush and screen construction waste into aggregates of different specifications and sizes, so as to realize the recycling of construction waste.

Mobile crushing plant can be divided into two types, crawler type and tire type. The difference between the two is mainly in the way of walking. The tire type crushing plant needs a trailer as traction when walking, while the crawler type crushing plant needs no traction and can be moved by using the crawler.

application of mobile crushing plant


Easy to move and save time. Different crushing equipment is installed on an independent movable chassis to form a mobile crushing plant, which can move quickly between different sites and save transition time.

Integrated structure and no installation required. The integrated structure reduces the complicated installation process. After the mobile crushing plant arrives at the construction site, the work can be carried out quickly, reducing the work intensity and saving installation time.

Small footprint. The main equipment of the mobile crushing plant is concentrated on its mobile frame, which has a compact structure and a small footprint, which is suitable for projects with limited construction sites.

Diversified combination and strong adaptability. Mobile crushing plants are available in various configurations. The manufacturers can form a process flow of "first crushing and then screening" or "first screening and then crushing" according to user needs. In addition, the crushing plants can also be combined into a two-stage crushing system of coarse and fine crushing, or can be combined into a three-stage crushing system of coarse, medium and fine crushing.

Reduce material transportation costs. The mobile crushing plant can process materials on site without having to move the materials away from the site and then crush them, which greatly reduces the transportation cost of materials.

advantages of mobile crushing plant


Compared with the stationary crushing plant, the price of the mobile crushing plant will be slightly higher. If your investment cost is sufficient and the construction site is limited, the mobile crushing plant is an ideal choice. In addition, the maintenance cost of mobile crushing plants is relatively high.

Because of the limited space and load-bearing capacity of the mobile crushing plant frame, it is more suitable to configure small and medium-sized crushers. If you have higher production requirements, you may need to increase your investment cost.

In addition, if your project has multiple mining sites, you need to configure multiple mobile crushing plants to operate simultaneously.

Stationary crushing plant

The stationary crushing plant is mainly a complete production line combined with feeder, jaw crusher, cone crusher, impact crusher, vibrating screen, sand washer, belt conveyor and other equipment. It is a traditional sand processing process, mainly suitable for projects with large production scale, long production cycle and no need to transfer.

According to the different requirements of customers, manufacturers can customize stationary crushing production lines for customers. The stationary crushing plant is mainly used for mining and crushing of various mines.

daswell stationary crushing plant


The technology is mature and the operation is stable. Whether installation or operation, the technology of stationary crushing plant is very mature. After training, the operator can quickly master the relevant operating skills. The equipment is of reliable quality and stable operation.

Long service life. Once the stationary crushing plant is successfully installed and put into use, it only needs regular maintenance. The maintenance is simple, the failure rate is low and the service life is long.

High output. The stationary crushing plant is less restricted by space and can be equipped with large size crushers, which improves the output and caters to the needs of large project production.

High return on investment. Relatively speaking, the production efficiency of stationary crushing plant is higher. After the equipment is put into use, it can run continuously and realize automatic production to obtain higher returns.

Diversified configuration. There are various types of crushers, including jaw crusher, cone crusher, impact crusher, hammer crusher, vertical shaft impact crusher, etc. These crushers can flexibly form different stationary crushing plants to meet the needs of different customers.

advantages of stationary crusher plant


The stationary crushing plant occupies a large area and has higher requirements on the site. Moreover, before installing the stationary crushing plant, it is necessary to construct concrete foundations, steel frame foundations, etc., which requires a lot of time and manpower. In addition, after the mining is completed, the original infrastructure cannot be reused.

Mining and other projects are generally located in relatively remote locations, and the raw materials require a lot of manpower to be transported to the construction site with the aid of auxiliary equipment. This increases the corresponding production cost.

Mobile or stationary crushing plant, how to choose?

Stationary crushing plants and mobile crushing plants have their own advantages and disadvantages, as well as different application areas. So how to choose the right crushing plant?

When you have multiple projects, the mobile crushing plant is a good choice. For example, if you have a demolition project that needs to crush construction waste on site, and after the project is completed, you have the same project elsewhere, you can consider investing in a mobile crushing plant.

In addition, if you have a short construction period, you can also choose a mobile crushing plant, because you need to complete the project quickly, but do not have enough time to install a stationary crushing plant.

mobile crushing plant on site

However, if you have a long construction period and high production requirements, tthe stationary crushing plant is the best choice for you. When a stationary crushing plant is installed, it can be put into production quickly, and with its high productivity, you can pay for itself in a relatively short period of time and start to benefit.

After you determine the type of crushing plant you need, you also need to consider other factors such as the type and hardness of raw materials, output, and size of inlet and outlet materials, so that you can choose a suitable configuration for the crushing production line. When you don't know what to choose, finding a reliable crushing plant manufacturer can help you.

stationary crusher plant in site

What to do before investing in a crushing plant?

If you are going to invest in a crushing plant, what preparations do you need to do?

First, you need to research the local sand and gravel aggregate market. If the local demand for sand and gravel aggregates is large, then this will be a very promising project.

Second, you need to know what kind of rock you want to crush. The hardness of different rocks is different, so choose the right crusher. In addition, you also need to know the inlet and outlet size of the raw materials and the output of the crusher in order to configure a suitable crushing production line.

Then, you need to find a professional engineer to help you design and plan your site. This not only takes into account the layout of the production line, but also need to consider the construction site water, electricity and other issues.

Last but not least, you need to have sufficient funds to ensure the normal operation of the whole production line. Whether you choose stationary crushing plant or mobile crushing plant, you need a lot of capital investment. Therefore, the size of the crushing plant to be invested should be determined according to your own budget.

Of course, if you can find a trusted supplier, you will not only get high-quality machines, but also professional advice and services.

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