Etheridge Automation is Process Automation


Monthly Payback Calculator

$ Per Ton

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Monthly $ Increase




Guaranteed 10% Production Increase

Systems installed at existing plants average a 20-30% increase


Our automation benefits Any Quarry, Any Size

Monthly Payback Chart

production increase

500 TPH

750 TPH

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Figures based on 8 hrs a day, 22 days a month, $10.00 a ton

*Highlighted example: a plant running at 750 TPH before install would reap an additional $264,000 a month with a production increase of 20%

As this chart shows, our automation system can pay for itself in as little as a month. This chart does not factor in the cost per ton savings our system provide, which will further increase profits.

No other quarry investment Increases Profits as much as Etheridge Automation

Key benefits of automation

  • Increased production
  • Less downtime
  • Lower operating costs
  • Less operator dependency
  • More effective maintenance planning
  • Improved product quality due to consistent operation
  • Automated production reporting
  • Historical trending and data analysis capabilities
  • Increased data improves business decision making

Why automate with Etheridge

  • We are experts in crushing efficiency with over 100 years of combined industry experience and have developed innovative control schemes to handle the challenges with quarry automation.
  • Our focus is on increased production and our Etheridge Maximizer™ crushing circuit logic is proven over decades to handle feed variations while continuously pushing the most amount of product through the system.
  • We have developed innovative solutions to quarry automation problems, such as, Software Speed Switches, and the Etheridge Maximizer Probe™ for level measurement and system leasing options.
  • We have products to fit all sizes of aggregate plants and all budgets.
  • We are committed to successful implementations as evidenced by our 10% production increase guarantee.
  • We offer annual maintenance contracts and can assist with troubleshooting from our office via the internet.

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