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Terex Finlay I-100RS makes an impact at Tom Prichard Contracting

Tom Prichard Contracting is ramping up productivity and efficiency with a new Terex Finlay I-100RS Impact Crusher – supplied by Finlay Plant SW.

The horizontal impact crusher – launched in the UK earlier this year – has variable speed to give operators unprecedented levels of fuel efficiency and production, while the robust chamber gives a highly-consistent product shape.

Currently processing stone at a site near St Athan, in South Wales, to produce valuable MOT Type, the machine is delivering single size material at up to 40mm, at a rate of around 140 tonnes an hour.

The I-100RS is fed material from an existing J1160 jaw crusher, one of several Terex Finlay machines owned by Tom Prichard Contracting, which have been supplied by Finlay Plant SW.

The configurations of the I-100RS enable the team to remain flexible to meet market demand.

Features include a 2.44m x 1.2m (8’ x 4’) single deck screen for sizing and recirculating oversize material back to the crushing chamber.

The sizing screen can also be quickly detached for applications that do not require resizing or recirculation of materials for further processing.

The I-100RS conveyors also folds hydraulically, providing rapid set-up times and easy point-to-point moves when operating on multiple sites.

Francis O’Kelly is site manager at Tom Prichard Contracting, which has its headquarters in Llantrisant, South Wales. He said: “The I-100RS is running brilliantly.

“It’s producing a quality end product. The stone is rounded off and has a nice finish.

“It’s also extremely versatile. Meshes can be easily changed to produce different sized products.

“We also have excellent after sales support, service and spares through Finlay Plant SW.”

Tom Prichard Contracting is a leading provider of construction and support services to both the private and public sectors throughout Wales, The Midlands and the South West.

Established in 1995 as a plant hire company, the company has grown to now offer a full range of services including demolition, site clearance, bulk earthworks, drainage, ground remediation, infrastructure services, recycling and waste management.

The company prides itself on offering a quality and cost-effective service to clients and highly-professional standards of work – all delivered using the latest equipment with friendly, skilled and experienced employees.

Gareth Johnson, MD of Finlay Plant SW – part of the Finlay Group of companies – has worked with the team at Tom Prichard Contracting to introduce the I-100RS – as well as other Terex Finlay machines – to the company’s fleet.

Gareth said: “The I-100RS is already proving its worth on site. It’s producing a high value end product and its versatility, speed of production and efficiency make it an important addition to the fleet at Tom Prichard Contracting.”

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