Particle Size Reduction Equipment

Every day millions of people use products we’ve had a hand in producing without realizing it. MPE manufactures industrial size reduction equipment critical for the production of many food, chemical, and mineral (FCM) goods and products.

Our state-of-the-art Gran-U-Lizers™ produce the most accurate particle size distributions that improve product yields and reduce unwanted fines. From cereal and peanuts to quartz and zinc, our grinding equipment can grind anything for commercial and industrial settings.

Key Benefits

  • Rolls that accurately cut and sheer product down to specific particle sizes—not crush
  • Reduce size to anywhere between 4 to 325 mesh or 4,760 to 50 microns
  • Less fines produced, meaning better yields and more profit
  • Complete CIP designs available
  • FDA food-grade and sanitary designs

Industry Leading Technology

MPE is the leading manufacturer of size reduction machines because of our countless innovations and features. Many aspects of our Gran-U-Lizers are chosen based on the intended grind application—including roll corrugations, speed ratios, hermetically sealed design, and others.

Size Reduction Equipment Technological Features


Wide Range of Roll Compositions


Rolls can be made out of stainless and hardened steels, with special coatings, as well as ceramic materials; whatever is best suited for your application and to maximize roll life.

Automation Capabilities


Complete automation, with repeatability.

Completely Food Grade Materials


From the use of UHMW and stainless steel materials, your grinder can be made to exacting specifications.

Optional Hermetically Sealed Design


Grinding spices or materials that may be irritants is no longer an issue with hermetically sealed designed available for our size reduction machines.

EXCHANGE HEAD AND ROLL RESHARPENING


MPE’s renowned Exchange Head Program provides customers with completely reconditioned “as new” grinding heads in exchange for their worn units.

Grind Testing


MPE is fully-equipped to test your product to determine the best grinder configuration to meet your specifications.

More About Grind Testing

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