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Chemical Engineering Department

EXPERIMENT NO.

JAW CRUSHER

EXPERIMENT NO.

JAW CRUSHER
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Jaw Crusher

Run the jaw crusher with no load. EQUIPMENT :Jaw crusher. MATERIAL :Coal or gravel ( Sample size may be +4/ -2 mesh) THEORY :The energy required for size reduction is given by dE/dD = C. 2 Jaw Crusher . energy meter. P = Power required for crushing in KW  m = Tones of feed in one hour of grinding time(Feed rate in tons/hour) Dsa & Dsb= Diameters of sieves through which 80% of the feed & product pass respectively in mm. standard sieves. 1. 1. Kick’s law : P  1 1  E2 – E1 = ΔE = P = Kk ln[ Dsa/Dsb ]……. dE= Energy required to effect a change dD in the size of unit mass of material n = Exponent. stop watch. Rittinger’s law : −  ……. Determine the time required to complete one revolution of energy meter disc(or the time required to consume 1 unit of electrical energy). Bond’s law : P W i =  m 10     1 Dsb − 1   ……(3)  Dsa  Where.. weight balance. C = constant. Rittinger’s law constant 2. Bond’s law constant 3. KR = Rittinger’s constant Dsa & Dsb = Volume surface mean diameter  m = Mass feed rate for crushing ΔE = Total energy required for crushing 2.Dn Where. container disc etc.(1) E2 – E1 = ΔE =  = KR m Dsa   Dsb Where.To find out the.Chemical Engineering Department AIM :.(2)  m Dsa/Dsb = Size reduction ratio Kk = Kick’s law constant 3. for energy calculation. Wi = Work index in KWh/tones {or KW/(tons/hr)} PROCEDURE :1. Kick’s law constant & to plot size distribution of the material crushed.

Chemical Engineering Department 2. when crusher runs with 3 Jaw Crusher . when crusher runs without load t0=___________sec. 3. by noting the time required for one revolution of energy meter disc. Time required for one revolution of energy meter disc. 3. 4. Bond’s constant KB = 3. Rittinger’s constant KR = 2. Energy meter constant NR =_________________Revolution/kwh 2. Time required for one revolution of energy meter disc. Also note down the total time of crushing. OBSERVATION :1. Do the sieve analysis of the crushed material. Feed 1000 gm of coal or gravel slowly into the crusher (sample of size may be +4 to -2 mesh) & note down the power consumption under crushing condition of jaw crusher. with the help of stop watch. RESULT:1. Kick’s law constant KK = INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION :It is used in industry to crush big lumps into coarse particles.

Feed time tF= ___________sec 7. when crusher runs with load NRL= T/tL= __________ 5. 4.Chemical Engineering Department load tL =___________sec. if crusher runs without load NR0 = T/t0 = __________ 12. Calculate area under the curve which is 4 Jaw Crusher . Total revolutions of energy meter disc. Quantity of material Fed F = _____________Tons 6. Wi = Work index in KWh/tones {or KW/(tons/hr)}= __________(From reference book) OBSERVATION TABLE : Crushed Product Analysis :Sr. Mes h No. No . Average size of crushed product Dsb= ____________ 11. Clear Openin g in mm Differenti al mass retained Cumulativ e mass retained Differenti al mass fractions Cumulativ e mass fractions Ø xi Dpi 1/Dpi mm-1 Dpi 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Xi ∑ = xi Dpi CALCULATIONS : (1) Average size of feed(Find it by visual inspection) Dsa= ___________mm (2) Average size of the crushed product Dsb : Volume surface mean diameter is given by 1 Dsb = n ∑Dp i= 1 xi mm i Also Plot the graph of Xi Vs (1/Dpi). Average Feed size of material Dsa =______________ 9. Total revolutions of energy meter disc. Total mass of product = ___________kg 8. Total crushing time T =________________sec 10.

2. 3. 3 5 Jaw Crusher . 2. calculate : Rittinger’s law constant KR Bond’s law constant KB Kick’s law constant KK Using Eqn. 1.Chemical Engineering Department i =n p ∫( Xi / D i ) = i= 1 ∑Dp i= 1 n xi i and calculate Dsb (3) Total Electrical Energy consumed during crushing = (NRL-NR0)/NR Kwh (4) P Kwh/Tons= (NRL-NR0)/(NR ×F)  m = (5) Now 1.