Primary gyratory crushers

Higher throughput and reduced downtime for maximum efficiency

Primary gyratory crushers are the initial driving force for the entire mineral processing circuit. Metso's Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers provide high throughput and less downtime to bring maximum efficiency to your operation.

Higher throughput 

Lower downtime

Faster wear parts exchange

Safer maintenance

Metso Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers

Metso's product family of primary gyratory crushers is called Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers. The “MKIII” stands for the third generation of the Superior™ primary gyratory crushers Metso has developed during over 100 years in designing and manufacturing crushers.

The latest Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers generation is again better, more efficient, safer, and simpler than the previous one. It was developed especially to meet the needs of customers facing ever-changing ore grades and conditions.  

Metso's Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers come in various models that will fit your crushing needs.

Excellent performance

Thanks to upgraded components, Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers have increased speed and more crushing power.

The overall performance is also higher since refined design reduce downtime, increase capacity and operational safety.

Proven technology

During the development of Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers, there has been tested extensively at different mining sites in the field.

The new features and upgrades have proven to be very useful, improving the profitability of primary crushing.

Intelligent measurement and analytics of crushing operations by control systems such as VisioRock® and VisioTruck® provide detailed reporting and online analysis of plant operations for mineral processing. These optional automation tools can be connected to Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers with ease.

Robust design

The core of Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers is the robust design.

Resistant U-shaped arched spider, durable manganese bronze spider bushing, new shell separators and inspection ports, as well as hardy one-piece main shaft makes Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers efficient and lasting, but easy to maintain when needed.    

All new Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers features are retrofittable on existing Superior™ MKI and MKII primary gyratory crushers. This means that any equipment upgrades to existing Metso Superior™ primary gyratory crushers can be implemented without issues.

Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers' technical specifications

High-quality parts are a perfect fit

Original equipment replacement for Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crusher parts ensure proper fit, form and function to reduce maintenance issues and increase longevity. If your equipment fails, productivity of your entire plant is at risk. To avoid such losses, critical replacement parts are readily available when you need them.

Our global distribution logistics network ensure that Metso OEM spare and wear parts are available when you need them.

Metso has a complete offering, for both standard and engineered-to-order parts, ensuring you have the availability and support required. We provide flexible options to secure parts on a one-time basis, as a turn-key service, or anywhere in between.

Spare parts

  • Spider
  • Top shell
  • Bottom shell
  • Hydroset
  • Main shaft
  • Eccentric
  • Pinion
  • Lubrication system
  • Drive

Wear parts

  • Mantles
  • Concave segments
  • Bottom shell side liners
  • Spider cap
  • Arm liners
  • Rim liners

Maximize your crushers efficiency, availability and longetivity

Metso offers a full portfolio of services for the Superior™ MKIII primary gyratory crushers to ensure that you get the best out of your equipment and reach your production goals.

Maintenance and repairs

Proper maintenance is key to running your primary gyratory crusher effectively. Metso offers end-to-end service ranging from inspection and diagnostics, equipment and part repairs, shutdown solutions and planning, as well as emergency services.

Equipment upgrades and retrofits

Improve primary gyratory crusher productivity without having to buy a new machine.

Our upgrades are offered as easy-to-implement packages aimed at enhancing safety, operating and maintenance features.

Process optimization and controls

Metso process experts help in solving complex operational issues using analytical techniques, laboratory testing, and advanced control systems. Whether you need to optimize a piece of equipment, a circuit, or your entire plant, we have the tools and technology to help you make it happen.

Life Cycle Services

Metso’s pre-packaged solutions are designed to assist you in meeting your business goals, from start-up to shutdown to end-of-life. We can support you on a specific activity or over a larger scope, combining elements from our large portfolio of services with unique commercial models.



Spare and wear parts
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