Lump Breaker

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Lump breaker

Prater’s Lump Breaker product line is designed to provide a simple, more economical means of reducing compacted materials into smaller, granulated product required for most processing or packaging lines. The Lump Breaker improves product flow for a variety of applications including sugar, salt, chemicals, cereal, kiln dust, resin, pigment, filter cake, pasta, fertilizer, and more.

This equipment can be used to reduce natural agglomeration, which can occur during storage/shipping, or reduce material deliberately compacted in densification processing or in recycling or waste disposal applications.

Prater Lump Breaker Features

  • Reduces pieces or lumps from 6” to 1/16”
  • Heavy-duty single-shaft rotor, V-belt driven
  • Easily replaceable rotating and fixed blades
  • Drilled for air purge seals
  • V-belt drive with OSHA guard
  • Optional sanitary design

Prater Lump Breaker Benefits

  • Economical means of reducing compacted material
  • Breaks lumps and improves product flow for a variety of applications
  • Reduces natural agglomeration
  • Low-profile for easy installation and maintenance
  • Quick-clean capability

Standard Lump Breaker Sizes and Capacities

Overall Size (in.)Cubic Feet Per Minute
8 x 88
10 x 1012
12 x 1218
14 x 14 25
16 x 1633
18 x 18TBD
20 x 20TBD
Materials often processed in Lump Breakers include:
  • Aluminum Fluoride and Aluminum Silicate
  • Ash (FB-14)
  • Barium Sulphate
  • Bentonite Flakes
  • Borate Ore
  • Boric Acid
  • Boron
  • Calcium Chloride and Calcium Hypochlorite
  • Chicken Litter
  • Chocolate Bars
  • Citric Acid
  • Clay
  • Cocoa Lumps
  • Coconut
  • Compacted Mugwort
  • Cookies
  • Copper Hydroxide
  • Detergents
  • Dextrose Lumps
  • Dog Biscuits and Dog Food
  • Dried Biosolids and Dried Bread
  • Expeller Cake
  • Fertilizer
  • Filter Cake
  • Food Casings
  • Granola Bars
  • Hectabrite Flakes
  • Isocyanate Flakes
  • Kiln Dust
  • Kraton Pellets
  • Magnabrite Flakes
  • Maltodextrin
  • Melamine
  • Mustard Cake
  • Non-Dairy Creamer
  • Nucel Dope
  • Paper Waste
  • Pasta Shells
  • Phenolic Resin and Polyester Resin
  • Potassium
  • Potato Starch Flakes and Resin Flakes
  • Road Salt
  • Rubber
  • Salt Flakes
  • Shellac
  • Soap Screenings
  • Sodium Tripolyphosphate
  • Sterol Lumps
  • Sugar (FB-16) and Sugar 6x (FB-8)
  • Sulphur
  • T-Butylacrylamide
  • Toner Flakes
  • Tunnel Yeast Noodles
  • Turf
  • Vitamin E Succinate

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