Metso Launches New NW Rapid Range Tailored for North American Market

SOURCE: Metso | March 16, 2020

Metso is extending its NW Rapid series of transportable wheel-mounted crushing plant with a range developed specially to accommodate road transport in North America.

The first models of the range are the NW120 Rapid portable jaw crushing unit and NW1213 Rapid portable impact crushing unit, which have been re-designed to permit their transport in most North American states.

“Traditionally, it has been very common in North America to put crushers on wheels. We developed the North America specific models to meet our customers’ requirements – road regulations are getting tighter and they are looking for more complete solutions from one supplier,” said Julius Mäkelä, director of portable and modular solutions at Metso. “The first NW1213 Rapid impact crusher is being delivered to the USA and a set of NW120 units is being prepared for delivery as we speak.”

NW Rapid can be moved from one site to another using standard prime movers. Besides portability, other advantages of the NW Rapid models include quick set-up and a best-in-class production capacity of up to 500 tonnes per hour. NW Rapid has been designed so that the units can be set up in about an hour. The solution consists of modules that can be used to create a variety of combinations also in fixed installations as needed.

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