Half Nelson Crusher

The “Half Nelson” Crusher (HNC) is a dual rotor machine with intermeshing pins and fixed side wall combs which work together for maximum size reduction. Designed for light to medium duty applications, this machine can accept up to 6″ (150mm) size pieces. The HNC has a wide variety of available options, the most common being a perforated plate screen to produce a 4-6 mesh product.

This machine is ideal for de-agglomerating and crushing materials that can be broken apart by hand such as:

  • Dextrose and other sugars
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Sodium chloride
  • Biscuits and crackers
  • Cereals
  • Filter cake
  • Phosphates
  • Starch
  • Citric acid

Unique Features

  • Stand off pillow block bearings
  • Many options including “Quick Screen System,” packing glands, zero speed switch and torque limiter
  • Intermeshing pin action and reversible rotors
  • Minimum head room required
  • Capacities from 30 to 1200 cubic feet per hr. (1 to 35m3 per hr.)
  • Typical rotor speed: 87-350 rpm
  • USDA and FDA models available