Vanguard Plus Jaw Crushers Increase Productivity 25 Percent


March 26, 2010

Vanguard-revised-with-hole-Yankton, South Dakota – September 14, 2009 – Vanguard Plus, the newest series of jaw crushers by KPI-JCI roll out today with greater capacity, less downtime and the unmatched dependability of the KPI-JCI name.

Engineered as the highest capacity jaw crushers in its class, the Vanguard Plus series delivers up to 25 percent more tons per hour than other traditional crushers.

“Bottom line is, this is the highest capacity and most dependable jaw crusher on the market today,” says Mike Johnson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at KPI-JCI. “That’s why we’re backing each and every one with a two-year warranty.”

Created due to a demand for increased productivity, the Vanguard Plus series boasts production capacities as high at 816 tons per hour. The series represents the most innovative, time-saving and user-friendly features in the crushing industry.

As with any KPI-JCI product, Vanguard Plus crushers are designed to maximize uptime to keep business running as smoothly as possible. Performance features include a forged 1 ½ inch eccentric shaft to increase stroke productivity, and toggle seats with alignment for maximum crushing action.

Increased durability through self aligning spherical roller bearings offer additional strength and long-term service. Safety features include a barrel protector plate to protect against costly pitman damage and lower retaining lips to also protect the pitman and crusher base from costly damage.


KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, Astec companies (NASDAQ: ASTE), is a world-wide leader in manufacturing equipment for the aggregate, construction, paving and recycling industries. As an innovative, high integrity manufacturer, KPI-JCI develops quality, state-of-the-art products and has the ability to engineer custom products because of a highly qualified engineering staff. KPI and JCI joined together in 1997 with the purchase of JCI by Astec Industries. KPI and JCI joined together in 2006 in a marketing effort under the KPI-JCI logo. KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens proudly manufacture its products in Yankton, South Dakota, Eugene, Oregon and Sterling, Illinois. For more information, call (605) 668-2524 or visit the Web sites at and   

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