Product feature: Terex Evoquip Colt 600 scalping screen


Deals on Wheels checks out the Terex Evoquip Colt 600 Scalping screen dedicated to maximising throughput

With six units delivered in New Zealand in a little more than six months, the Terex Evoquip Colt 600 Scalping screen is proving to be a popular choice in the materials processing industry.

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It’s an impressive machine that delivers far more than its size suggests, with its manufacturer saying the Colt 600 can comfortably cope with pre-crushed material up to 300mm or else can be fed directly from crushers.

An 8x4, double-deck Scalper, the 600 has been specifically designed for operations that require a compact mobile screen, with ease of operating and transportability in mind. The Colt 600 can work in aggregates, sand and gravel, topsoil, construction, demolition, and recycling applications. It has a throughput of up to 280TPH.

With a large range of screen media available, including bofor bars, finger screens, woven mesh, piano wire harps, and punch plate, it provides the end user with a great level of versatility. According to its New Zealand distributor Mobile Screening & Crushing (MSC), other benefits include:

  • Low six-litre per hour fuel consumption 
  • and optimised hydraulics
  • Rapid conversion from three-way split 
  • to two-way split—fully hydraulic
  • High aggression screenbox with the 
  • ability to adjust stroke
  • Robust, heavy duty, fixed angle two bearing, two deck screen
  • Open chassis design with unrivalled access below screen to aid mesh changes
  • Variable speed hopper featuring heavy-duty rollers and rigid hopper
  • Hydraulic folding conveyors with excellent stockpiling capacity
  • Quick and simple three-stage set-up

MSC hire fleet manager Dan Meikle says he was impressed with the technical specs and performance on the Evoquip machines.

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A recent hire job saw the Colt 600 screening topsoil and producing a huge 80–90m3 of fines per hour at 16mm aperture. Along with proven machinery backed by the international Terex brand, every machine hired from MSC comes with 40-plus years expertise in the screening and crushing industries.

The MSC team says they take additional time to understand their customers’ specific product requirements and fine-tune the machines to give maximum results along with training site staff on how to maintain max throughput and any maintenance checks.

MSC dry hire screens and crushers on short-term and long-term contracts. Other hire combination such as Crusher + Scalping Screen can also be arranged.

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