Vertical shaft impact (VSI) crushers

Barmac® B Series™ VSI crushers have outstanding shaping capabilities

Vertical shaft impact (VSI) crushers are generally used in the last phase of the crushing circuit. Metso's family of VSI crushers is called Barmac® B Series™ VSI crushers. Due to their ability to produce precisely shaped end products, Barmac® B Series™ VSI crushers are most popular among aggregates producers, construction industry and recycling applications – as stationary, portable or mobile versions. In mining operations, Barmac® B Series™ VSI crushers are often utilized in preparing the material feed for grinding.


High-quality end products

Superior cubical shape.

Increased uptime

Shorter maintenance breaks and longer wear life.

Easy to install and maintain

Minimal foundation requirements, maintenance lifting tools, and inspection door for rotor access.


Special tools for rotor service and crusher top half lifting.

Anvil solution

Barmac® B Series™ VSI crushers can be equipped with metallic anvils on request.

In anvil solution the rock-on-rock cavity ring is replaced with an anvil ring.

The anvil solution improves Barmac® VSI crushers’ reduction ratio and enables finer end products, but wear costs are slightly increased since the anvils must be replaced from time to time.   

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