Valor® Vertical Shaft
Impactor (VSI)

Valor® VSI (Vertical Shaft Impactor) | Superior Industries


Usually positioned after your primary or secondary crusher, Vertical Shaft Impactors (VSI) consistently produce cube-shaped material. The shape and size of the final product is a spec required by most modern asphalt contractors including “Superpave.”

During production at the quarry, feed material contacts the VSI’s rotor which rapidly launches it against stationary anvils. This collision causes the rock to break along its natural fault lines.

Compared to compression crushers like jaws and cones, impactors accept larger feed sizes, process higher tonnage and allow customization of particle shape and size.

Superior builds more than a dozen VSI models:

  • Maximum feed size up to 5″ (203mm)
  • Product size of 1″ – Minus #8 (-2mm)
  • Maximum tonnage rate of 500 STPH (450 MTPH)


Externally adjusted, it allows for safe modification of the feedtube without opening the crusher.



An integrated switch protects the crusher from failure caused by imbalance, while anti-vibration mounts isolate the crusher from surrounding equipment.



Cuts power to protect operators during maintenance while a support arm prevents the lid from lowering if hydraulic pressure is lost.



Simple hydraulic controls allow safe access to crushing chamber.

Valor VSI Videos

Valor® VSI - Belt Driven Model Animation

Animation showing the features of the belt drive model Valor VSI.

Valor® VSI - Belt Drive

Curt Theisen walks around the belt drive model at CONEXPO/CONAGG 2020.

Valor Vertical Shaft Impactor in Application


2-Year / 6,000 Hour

The Valor VSI comes backed by a rock-solid 2-year / 6,000-hour warranty against manufacturer defects.

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Impact Crushers

benefits of impact crushing

When utilized correctly, impact crushers are absolute rockstars! They produce some of the highest value, highest quality material in the aggregates industry

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Most of the time, we rely on our dealers to stock Superior equipment. However, we typically have a small amount of factory stock.

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