Portable cone crushers

Portable cone crushers

Transportable wheel-mounted cone crushing plants

Portable cone crushers, or portable cone crushing plants as they are also called, are wheel-mounted rock crushing machines, developed especially for secondary, tertiary and fine crushing with high productivity. Portable cone crushers can be simply transported between production sites and used in aggregates production, recycling applications, as well as in mining operations.

Capacity and reliability

Designed and engineered with more than a century of crushing experience. Premium components and persistent quality testing.

Energy and environment

Easy to transport. Electric drive. Advanced dust and noise reduction.


Process starts and stops by pressing one button. Proper stairs and platforms. Finger protection and safety wires.

Easy to use and maintain

Real-time diagnostics and process optimization. Simple to maintain. Comprehensive service network to support.

High crushing and screening performance with Metso NW Series™ portable cone crushers

Metso’s range of portable cone crushers is known as Metso NW Series™ portable cone crushers that also includes  NW Rapid™ Series designed for fast delivery and quick set-up. These easily transportable wheel-mounted rock crushing machines are engineered for secondary, tertiary and fine crushing.

Thanks to high crushing performance, portable cone crushing and screening plants are suitable especially for pre-crushed material such as limestone, granite and basalt.

Metso Metso NW Series™ portable cone crushers have an agile wheel-mounted chassis, which allows easy transportation from one worksite to another, depending on local transportation regulations. NW Rapid™ Series portable cone crushing and screening plants are standard products specially designed for fast delivery and set-up. A new NW Rapid™ Series plant can be set-up in only 3 months thanks to the pre-designed process layouts and flowsheets. Dismantling and setting up a plant takes only 24 hours due the hydraulic functions. The entire plant can also be delivered in three shipping containers before assembly.

Proven cone crusher and reliable screen on the same chassis

Most Metso NW Series™ and NW Rapid™ Series portable cone crushers are built around electric-driven Nordberg® GP or Nordberg® HP cone crushing units, which feature a unique combination of crusher speed, throw and cavity design. One of the models is equipped with the revolutionary Metso MX™ cone crusher.

Metso NW Series cone crusher units can be equipped with an efficient and versatile four-deck inclined screen. A large screening area provides high-capacity screening, whereas four screening decks enable multiple end products. 

Optional features

Portable cone crushers can also be equipped with optional hydraulic legs and screen lifting. These accessories make it faster to set up the crushing plant and start the production or take it down and transport to another location. Hydraulic legs are a standard feature in NW Rapid Series portable plants. 

Metso IC™ crusher automation for portable cone crushers

All Metso NW Series portable cone crushers have Metso IC™ crusher automation as standard to improve operational safety and maximize production.

Safe and easy to operate

Portable cone crushers feature well-placed service platforms and stairs, providing easy and safe access to crusher and screen maintenance points.

Global expertise, local support

Portable cone crushers are supported by Metso’s global network of service professionals and optimization experts. A wide range of high-quality spare parts and wear parts can be delivered promptly and tailored for any specific process need. 


  • Good quality end products
  • Modular design enables quick installation
  • Easy relocation between sites
  • High performance with cone crusher and screen
  • Electric drive with lower energy costs
  • Good reliability with Metso’s proven quality
  • Suitable for most road regulations

NW Rapid™ Series portable cone crusher models

NW Rapid™ Series portable cone crusher's technical specifications

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