The Slate is a metamorphic rock and shale, normally dark gray. It is a stone easily divided into thin slabs with very regular shape. It is also lightweight, waterproof, weather and frost resistant material. Widespread in many parts of Europe, it has always been used as a roofing material and for general waterproof covering as well. In addition to the production of whiteboards and billiard boards, slate is currently employed as a cladding material for internal and external faces because of it’s ease of processing and application in historical buildings. Usually the slate is mined in a quarry and prepared in regular blocks. It is usually split on manual machines because the operator handles the stone and he is able to understand the exact point to placee the blade, and then split the material in the correct way.
From the simple reduction of waste volume, to the recovery for road construction or yard scrapes, the crushers and crushing lines and the Mec mills are a great opportunity for those working with stone or concrete. Crushers give value to the otherwise unrecoverable waste, thereby reducing the cost of transport, storage and landfill, completing at the same time the processing production cycle of stone and concrete.
MEC splitters can be used to split any type of natural stone. The wide assortment of MEC splitters includes open and closed structure solutions that are high-performance, customizable and can be integrated with each other. Our splitters also guarantee a top-of-the-range splitting profile, as they can be configured in terms of handling systems, dimensions and splitting forces.
Line of products to move the stone quickly, without any risk and fatigue for the operator, making the plant more productive. Conveyor belts, pushers and manipulators can be operated manually or also automated within the splitting line. They can have different lengths, widths or runs depending on the needs. According to customer requirements, special handling systems can also be designed and supplied.
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