### TECHNICAL NOTES 5 CRUSHERS Mineral Tech

be accepted into the crusher is approximately 80% of the gape. Jaw crushers are operated to produce a size reduction ratio between 4:1 and 9:1. Gyratory crushers can produce size reduction ratios over a somewhat larger range of 3:1 to 10:1. The primary operating variable available on a crusher is the set and on jaw and gyratory the open