Froth Flotation (Sulphide & Oxide)

Froth Flotation (Sulphide & Oxide)

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Froth Pipe Discharge Plugging (1 reply)

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sbreen73
2 years ago
sbreen73 2 years ago

All,

We have been having issues with plugging on the discharge of our vertical froth pumps? This is in a copper mill. When we opened up the pipe we found that much of the diameter of the pipe was covered in a buildup. Please see the attached pictures. Has anyone else experience this and does anyone have a clue as to what it is?

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Matt
2 years ago
Matt 2 years ago

Hi sbreen73,

Did you analyze the sample? What pH does the mill typically run at?

Regards

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