Assaying, Microscopy, Mineralogy & XRF/XRD

Assaying, Microscopy, Mineralogy & XRF/XRD

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OSA sampling (1 reply)

5 years ago
Charlie 5 years ago

Can you tell me what is a good/optimum/typical flow rate of slurry feeding an OSA "on stream analyzer" adequately? I need to size and purchase my sample pump to feed the multiplexer. Thanks!

5 years ago
David 5 years ago

Some say a primary sampler should extract 100–200 l/min of sample stream from the process. Others say it should be between 60-300 l/min, with the optimum flow to the OSA is 150 liters/min or 40 US gallon per minute.

Here is a great set of videos explaining the best of sampling practices called:


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