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Camera to Monitor and Control Crusher Product Size Distribution (6 replies)

Paul Morrow
2 years ago
Paul Morrow 2 years ago

Hi there, I am looking at trying a feed size distribution camera to allow for better grinding performance.
By monitoring my crusher P80 discharge product size and controlling my variable, I can surely control and improve my grinding circuit tonnage. Feed belt -110mm ore.

In my research I only came up with one company doing rock image recognition/analysis. I would like to approach a couple for an idea on costing, timing, etc. I would be grateful if anyone can suggest or recommend vendors.

Tony Verdeschi
2 years ago
Tony Verdeschi 2 years ago

Is this the sort of thing you are looking for? Momentum is a completely automated analysis system for measuring the size distribution of unconsolidated material on multiple conveyor belts in real time without disrupting production. This technology is highly configurable and performs well in harsh industrial environments for process automation and historical reference. algorithms along with the latest computers allow for our systems to analyze up to 4 images per second.

Victor Bergman
2 years ago
Victor Bergman 2 years ago
Alan Carter
2 years ago
Alan Carter 2 years ago

Thanks for posting this, and anyone else working with feed size distribution, please keep me posted on the success of your search and results if you can. For development work being done on SAG control, feed size distribution is going to be critical.
Take a close look at system capability for detecting minus 75 or minus 50 mm particles.
Is 110 mm your top size?

Here's another vendor:

Helena Russell
2 years ago
Helena Russell 2 years ago

Northparkes use a sizing system on the SAG mill feed (although the feed size is quite low for a SAG mill circa 25 to 30mm). Not sure of the brand they use but you should contact them.
Here is a 3D feed belt system. For those interested
You know WipWare is the leading supplier of fragmentation analysis systems, with distributors worldwide to suit your needs.

2 years ago
David 2 years ago

2 years ago
David 2 years ago

Here a paper on Tracking Hardness and Size Measuring and Monitoring ROM Ore Properties at Highland Valley Copper.

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