Metso Outotec announced the launch of a new Crossover feeder late last year – a hybrid feeding solution suitable for a wide range of greenfield and brownfield applications. The feeder offers a modular belt-over-apron design, delivering reliability for bulk material transportation at reduced costs.
“The Crossover feeder was developed to provide a flexible and economical solution in a wide range of applications where belt and apron feeders are not the optimal fit,” says Brian Bookamyer, director, Bulk Materials Handling at the company.
The Crossover feeder design features a reduced height of up to 50% as compared to conventional feeding technology. This lower height requirement provides an opportunity for CAPEX savings by decreasing the excavation and civil works required. For retrofit applications, the reduced height profile allows the Crossover feeder to economically replace existing feeders, including apron and/or belt feeders, lowering modification costs.
The Crossover feeder complements the company’s feeding solutions portfolio, which also includes Apron feeders and Belt feeders.
The Metso Outotec Apron feeders are suitable for both light and heavy-duty applications and consist of a pre-engineered range that makes sizing and selection simple. They are best suited for feed to a primary gyratory or jaw crusher, primary gyratory discharge, secondary and tertiary stockpile reclaims, and railcar dumper discharge.
The customisable Metso Outotec Belt feeders provide a reliable solution for material transport especially in large, high-capacity installations. The optimal applications range from light- to medium-duty for tertiary, reclaim and concentrate, and filter cake discharge, as well as railcar dumpers in lighter duty.
Parts, refurbishments, and a wide range of specialised field services help meet maintenance, repair, training, installation, and refurbishment needs for both Metso Outotec and third-party feeders.