Porphiry

Porphyry is a magmatic rock with abundant phenocrysts. The color is varied and changing and can run from red to brown, purple, from gray to green.

This rock is widespread in the North East of Italy, but also found in Mexico and Argentina.

This type of stone is often used for outdoor applications because it is a very resistant rock to cold and hot environments. It finds a wide range of use in various types of flooring (cobblestones, or slabs of different sizes) because of it’s roughness that makes it non-slip. It is also used in external cladding.

Given their technical and chromatic properties, some porphyries are widely used in the construction of architectural elements such as kitchen tops, window sills, stairs and pillars, as well as being widely used In gardening and landscape decoration.

Porphyry is also used in the aggregate industry for production of granules, or porphyry pebbles.

Usually porphyry is extracted in slabs in keeping with the natural quarry layer. It is worked on manual C-machines (for cubes, curbs …) and H-frame machines (for the production of stairs, steps or plates).

Processing machines Porphiry

Featured with heavy-duty frame, STARK jaw crushers are ideal for crushing not only waste marble, granite and natural stone, but also a wide variety of different materials such as agglomerate, ceramic, glass, and concrete. STARK can produce different grain sizes depending on the opening of the jaws.

Splitting plants with automated closed frame machines, customizable in feeding systems and in machine models.

Closed type (H frame) manual machines, characterized by the mechanical adjustment of tools. Suitable for the splitting of large and irregular blocks.

Small automatic lines composed of a conveyor belt and a closed frame machine, ideal to produce cubes or material in long slices.

In the T2 version, the machine has two heads that pitch (peel) both sides of the slab obtaining in a single passage the rustic and split surface, so sought-after for veneer coverings. Thanks to the presence of two heads, the productivity of this version is very high.

Ideal for recovering waste material, the Horizontal T1 is an automatic machine equipped with one splitting head that pitches sawn slabs, obtaining a split side in view face. The T1 version is suitable for those who do not need high volume production, since they work the slabs on one side at a time.

Ideal for secondary crushing, the CRUNCH hammer mill is a horizontal axis machine provided with rotating hammers. It is characterised by the high degree of size reduction obtained in the fragmentation of natural stone, concrete and aggregates of low and medium hardness.

Individual manual machines with open (C frame) frame. The stone can be handled several times with ease thanks to the presence of the workbench.

The Fast Series was created specifically as a line of machines for cutting shapeless stone, as in the case of andesite. These machines are, therefore, the ideal solution also for splitting and defining andesite. The Fast Series ensures reduced transport times and increased productivity.

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