Mineral Processing Equipment

Mineral Processing Equipment

Here we’re going to look at some of the machines we have available in our plant, what minerals they process and a brief look at how each machine operates.

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Anthracite-Bentonite And Bentonite Clays For Oil Spill Cleanup And Landfill Linings

Anthracite-Bentonite And Bentonite Clays For Oil Spill Cleanup And Landfill Linings

Anthracite-bentonite is a hardy combination for the removal of contaminants from spills and waste streams

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Foundry Burn And How To Avoid It Using Coal Dust

Foundry Burn And How To Avoid It Using Coal Dust

Foundry burn on is a name given to a wide variety of surface defects that are produced at high heat during the metal sand casting process. Carbonaceous materials in the mold, such as high-anthracite coal dust can prevent such defects from forming.

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Bentonite: Applications With Coal as Bentonite-Clay

Bentonite: Applications With Coal as Bentonite-Clay

Bentonite is a form of clay that has found numerous uses over its thousands of years of use - but perhaps most notably in foundries from the 1900’s onwards, alongside powdered coal.

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What Is Porcelain And How Is It Made

What Is Porcelain And How Is It Made

Porcelain, whose origin can be traced back to China, can be described as a ceramic material formed by heating various materials together. These materials, including Kaolin which is heated in a kiln to high range temperatures between 1200 and 1400ºC.

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Metal Oxides In Soils: The Effects Of Hematite And Magnetite

Metal Oxides In Soils: The Effects Of Hematite And Magnetite

Hematite and magnetite are mostly known as sources of iron, but an array of use cases are found when they’re used in soils.

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An Introduction To Tundishes

An Introduction To Tundishes

Without tundishes, production of cast metal products would be inefficient and more costly. Through the use of refractory-lined tundishes, the process of metal casting is greatly enhanced.

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Hematite in Oil Drilling Applications

Hematite in Oil Drilling Applications

Hematite finds uses beyond the blast furnace: as an essential component in some modern drilling fluids for oil and gas drilling, the exploration industry highly values hematite for its performance characteristics, high purity and low cost.

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Electrically Calcined Anthracite

Electrically Calcined Anthracite

Moving towards a more environmentally and economically responsible method of anthracite calcination has many features making it well suited to industrial use.

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Removing Leaf Spot: Copperoxychloride Demildex

Removing Leaf Spot: Copperoxychloride Demildex

Leaf spot is a very common plant disease that even the most conscientious gardener is expected to see at least once in their vegetation.

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Chrome Sand in Resin Bonded Systems and Inorganic Binders for Castables

Chrome Sand in Resin Bonded Systems and Inorganic Binders for Castables

Chrome sand is used in high-quality castables for producing precision castings when held together using organic resin- or inorganic type- binders.

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History,  Uses and Applications of Garnets

History, Uses and Applications of Garnets

Some important properties of feldspar is the alumina and alkali content. Thus they have many applications in the paint, glass, and ceramic industries.

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Feldspar: Uses And Applications

Feldspar: Uses And Applications

Some important properties of feldspar is the alumina and alkali content. Thus they have many applications in the paint, glass, and ceramic industries.

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Kill Bacterial Spot, Gum Spot and Bacterial Canker

Kill Bacterial Spot, Gum Spot and Bacterial Canker

Apricots, peaches, prunes and plums are all stone fruit. Some diseases that often threaten these stone fruits include bacterial canker and bacterial spots.

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Yellow Ochre (Limonite) and its Uses

Yellow Ochre (Limonite) and its Uses

Yellow ochre (limonite), a hydrated form of iron oxide hydroxide, is a naturally occurring ore of iron with uses beyond pigments.

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Anthracite Castings, Refractory & Foundry Applications

Anthracite Castings, Refractory & Foundry Applications

Anthracite is one of the hardest forms of coal and is known for its high carbon content. Aside from as a fuel, anthracite finds use in high temperature applications - especially when calcined - due to its relatively high resistance to thermal shock, strength and chemical inertness.

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Filtration Media In Desalination Plants: Expanded Clay vs Anthracite

Filtration Media In Desalination Plants: Expanded Clay vs Anthracite

Desalination requires a lot of contaminants to be removed for it to be a viable process. Anthracite and process expanded clay can provide effective, long-term filtration solutions.

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Types Of Pavers: Materials and Colours

Types Of Pavers: Materials and Colours

A paver is used for external flooring, often in the form of a stone, tile or brick. Roads, patios, driveways, and walkways are mainly where pavers are used.

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Removing Black Spots From Citrus Plants/Leaves

Removing Black Spots From Citrus Plants/Leaves

For those who invest time and energy into citrus trees, it can be frustrating losing part of the harvest due to disease. Lets look at causes and treatments.

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Chrome Flour in Glassmaking

Chrome Flour in Glassmaking

Chrome flour is a leading pigment in the manufacture of green glass - chiefly used in containers, it finds other uses such as in the automotive sector.

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Refractory Applications of Glass Powders

Refractory Applications of Glass Powders

Glass powder isn’t just good for making new glass - it also has applications in the furnaces used to make glass and beyond.

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Oxidised and Reduced Glass, Colourings and More

Oxidised and Reduced Glass, Colourings and More

The ideas of coloured glass and oxidised versus reduced glasses go hand in hand - the choice of additives in the glassmaking process has profound impacts on colour, as well as the manufacturing process itself.

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Coal Dust Refractories

Coal Dust Refractories

Coal dust (powdered anthracite), a relatively inexpensive and useful material, has a wide variety of uses in the refractory environment.

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Different Types Of Clay Used In Making Ceramics

Different Types Of Clay Used In Making Ceramics

There are five common types of clay, namely; kaolin, stoneware, ball clay, fireclay and earthenware. The different clay types are used for varying purposes.

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Batch Redox Number: Impact on Coloured Glass Manufacturing

Batch Redox Number: Impact on Coloured Glass Manufacturing

Calculating the batch redox number is a useful tool for glassmakers to help ensure that their desired colour is achieved when creating glass products.

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Various Water Filtration Media and Their Benefits

Various Water Filtration Media and Their Benefits

In this article, we will go over some of the common water filtration media and find out how they filter water to make it clean and safe for consumption.

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Foundry Filler Sands: Types, Uses and Advantages

Foundry Filler Sands: Types, Uses and Advantages

Filler sands are without question a necessity in steel production. Furthermore, chromium-based filler sands are preferred and widely used in the foundry industry.

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Copper Oxide: The Effects on Agricultural Fields

Copper Oxide: The Effects on Agricultural Fields

Crops on agricultural fields are exposed to a variety of compounds and mixtures throughout their growth cycles. One such compound is Copper Oxide (CuO). Lets take a look at its effects.

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Chrome Compounds: Refractory Cements, Refractory Materials

Chrome Compounds: Refractory Cements, Refractory Materials

Refractory materials are an integral part of foundries and other high-temperature operations; chrome compounds can add useful properties to well-established materials.

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How To Prevent Blight In Potatoes And Tomatoes

How To Prevent Blight In Potatoes And Tomatoes

Blight in tomatoes and potatoes, commonly known as late blight is a curse for farmers of these crops. It can be devastating to plantations and farmlands.

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Magnetite: Recording, Colourants , Fischer-Tropsch

Magnetite: Recording, Colourants , Fischer-Tropsch

Magnetite has many applications beyond iron and steel, here we look at its applications in coatings, pigments and dyes, recording media and in the Fischer-Tropsch process.

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How to Stop Leaf Curl in Peaches & Nectarines?

How to Stop Leaf Curl in Peaches & Nectarines?

This detailed discussion will provide effective information for you to treat leaf curl disease, which is a serious problem which must be treated properly.

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Coal Dust And The Metal Casting Process

Coal Dust And The Metal Casting Process

A technique used in sand casting is green sand. It is a mixture of silica sand, chromite or zircon sand, bentonite, water, inert sludge, and coal dust.

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Green Sand: An Introduction to Its Use in Foundries

Green Sand: An Introduction to Its Use in Foundries

Green sand is a compound mixture used for casting of metals, the most widely used moulding type in furnace and foundry applications.

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Soda-Lime Glass: Production Process and Colouring

Soda-Lime Glass: Production Process and Colouring

Soda-lime has a host of applications. In fact, it is the most common form of glass produced and is used in 90% of all glass applications.

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Treating Black Spots on Roses: Copper Oxychloride

Treating Black Spots on Roses: Copper Oxychloride

Demildex Copper Oxychloride is amoung one of the best brands available in the market for the prevention of black spots on roses.

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Types of Casting Defects in Sand Casting

Types of Casting Defects in Sand Casting

Sand casting is an efficient and economical process of producing geometrically complex components and shapes using non-reusable molds. However certain defects can occur in the process.

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Magnetite Applications and Uses

Magnetite Applications and Uses

Magnetite is a common ore of iron, is the most magnetic of all the naturally occurring minerals in nature and has many uses and applications beyond the production of iron and steel.

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Use of Glass Powder in Industrial Settings

Use of Glass Powder in Industrial Settings

Most powdered glass is sourced from used glass and then ground down. This makes it a more cost-effective resource. There are however milled glass products which are sourced from new glass or reject glass containers for specialised applications.

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What is Ladle Sand and How Does it Work?

What is Ladle Sand and How Does it Work?

If you want to get a better idea about what is ladle sand and how and why it is being used in the foundries for pouring metal then this is the time for you to learn about the process from a basic level.

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Coal Dust Vs Petrobond – In The Sand Casting Process

Coal Dust Vs Petrobond – In The Sand Casting Process

Although, Petrobond and clay dust sands share several properties in common, coal dust according to a recent study has been shown to possess some characteristics that gives it an upper hand in a casting process.

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Iron Oxide Red – All You Need to Know

Iron Oxide Red – All You Need to Know

Hematite is commonly seen by us in the form of rust. This occurs as a chemical compound of oxygen and iron. In the industrial world, it is known as red iron oxide and it is one of the most important chemical compounds.

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How to Make Clay Bricks – All You Need to Know

How to Make Clay Bricks – All You Need to Know

Brick is a term that refers to a small unit used as building material. These are often made with fired clay and are secured in places with mortar, which is a mixture of water, cement, and sand.

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How to Treat Anthracnose in Plants?

How to Treat Anthracnose in Plants?

Anthracnose is one of the most serious diseases which can cause serious damage to plants. The use of Copper Oxychloride Demildex will not only prevent this problem from occuring but will keep your trees safer for long periods.

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Dual Filter Media for Solvent Extraction Electrowinning

Dual Filter Media for Solvent Extraction Electrowinning

Using anthracite and garnet as solvent extraction filter media enhances the solvent extraction-electrowinning process for extracting metals from their ores.

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Iron Pyrite in Resin Bonded Wheels & Brake Linings

Iron Pyrite in Resin Bonded Wheels & Brake Linings

The use of iron pyrite powder in the manufacture of brake shoes and resin bonded grinding wheels affords desirable properties such as longevity and resilience, in addition to enhancements in the braking and grinding processes.

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Manganese Dioxide – Tiles, Bricks and Pavers

Manganese Dioxide – Tiles, Bricks and Pavers

This article is going to highlight all the features and benefits of manganese dioxide. Including its chemical composition, cost, benefits, and why it’s an essential additive for the production of ceramic, tiles, pavers and bricks.

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Anthracite Filter Media in Desalination Water Processes

Anthracite Filter Media in Desalination Water Processes

We will explore the ways in which anthracite can be used to render salinated water potable and drinkable.

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How to Prevent Scab on Apples & Pears?

How to Prevent Scab on Apples & Pears?

Apple and pear scab are serious diseases which can cause infections and can destroy the young and emerging leaves badly. Demildex can help, lets see how.

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How to make clay roof tiles, shapes & colors?

How to make clay roof tiles, shapes & colors?

Clay roofing tiles come in various shapes and colours. K37 Black pigment, Manganese Brown pigment, and Grey pigment to name a few.

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Blue Oxide Pigment Applications

Blue Oxide Pigment Applications

Blue oxide pigments are often derived from minerals. They are used in paints, inks, plastics, fabrics, cosmetics, and food, to name a few examples.

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Coal Dust Main Applications and Uses

Coal Dust Main Applications and Uses

Coal dust is the powdered variety of coal created by pulverization or grinding of coal into fine and smooth grains. Lets examine its applications.

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Natural Red Iron Oxide – Applications & Uses

Natural Red Iron Oxide – Applications & Uses

Haemetite, most commonly known as rust, is a chemical compound of iron and oxygen. In the industrial realm it is known as red iron oxide.

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Chrome Sand Applications

Chrome Sand Applications

Chrome sand is a naturally occurring mineral which has applications in heavy duty grey iron and steel foundries, lets see how.

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Manganese Oxide Benefits & Uses

Manganese Oxide Benefits & Uses

Everything you need to know about Manganese oxide. Its chemical formula and why it’s used as an additive for made bricks, tiles, and pavers.

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Anthracite Filter Media – Water Filtration and Wastewater Treatment

Anthracite Filter Media – Water Filtration and Wastewater Treatment

For water filtration, why do we use Anthracite filter media? Why its properties make it ideal for water filtration and wastewater treatment?

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Toll Milling and Mineral Processing

Toll Milling and Mineral Processing

Every mineral has its own type of processing that is needed. This guide is a review of some of the machines we use in our toll milling.

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Activated Glass Filter Media – Acti Desolidex

Activated Glass Filter Media – Acti Desolidex

in this article, we’re going to discuss the new and modern method of filtering water with our new Acti Desolidex Product which is an activated glass filter media.

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Iron Pyrite – Uses & Applications

Iron Pyrite – Uses & Applications

Fools gold and brown bottles are just a few of the interesting aspects of Pyrites. We’ll explain all it’s uses, benefits, where to find it and identify it.

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Iron Chromite – Applications and General Uses

Iron Chromite – Applications and General Uses

Iron Chromite's many industrial uses, is because of its high-heat stability, resistance to thermal shock, and resistance to corrosive gasses & slags.

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Anthracite Applications in Today’s World

Anthracite Applications in Today’s World

Coal is used in all types of industries ranging from power, construction, furnace, farming and more. The purest form is Anthracite.

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Refractory, what is it and what does it do?

Refractory, what is it and what does it do?

All you need to know about Refractory, the simple guide to refractory and refractory materials. The definition, types and typical applications

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Filtration Media: Glass Advantages over Sand Silica

Filtration Media: Glass Advantages over Sand Silica

Glass as filtration media is gaining popularity as an alternative to sand silica. This is because it does a better job and it is in generous supply.

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What is Chrome Flour and How is it used in Daily life?

What is Chrome Flour and How is it used in Daily life?

Chrome flour (also known as iron chromite, chromite powder, chrome flour 325, and chromite flour) is an inorganic compound that is used as a pigment.

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Black Bricks Using K37 – A Striking Colour for New Builds

Black Bricks Using K37 – A Striking Colour for New Builds

Black brick pigment, also known as, black ceramic oxide, black clay oxide, or simply K37, is one of the most striking new colours to use in new builds.

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