Maintaining the VeRo Liberator® is easy. The main shell can be lifted quickly to replace the impact tools. The entire axle-in-axle system with all of the hammer tools attached can be pulled out of the machine and can be replaced by a standby unit in one piece. In the theoretical case you had to exchange all the impact tools, this would take less than two hours, which makes the machine extremely versatile. The configuration (number, size, weight and design) of the tools and the speed of the various tool levels can be modified separately. The VeRo Liberator® can therefore be quickly adapted to various input materials.
The VeRo Liberator® will not only result in higher degrees of particle liberation after just one pass, but will also reduce energy consumption drastically to less than 3 kWh/t and eliminate water consumption completely. The main reasons are that the VeRo Liberator® has vertical axles and operates without water. Remarkable is the low level of sound. The conveyor belt is louder than the main VeRo Liberator® machine.
The VeRo Liberator® achieves exceptionally high reduction ratios in a quick single pass comminution. The maximum so far was a reduction ratio of 1 000 (feed material < 120 mm and a product of d80 < 120 µm). This extreme reduction ratio has been achieved on a bulk sample of massive sulphide ore from Rio Tinto, Spain.