Laboratory Testing & General Mineral Processing Engineering

Laboratory Testing & General Mineral Processing Engineering 2017-03-23T09:50:31+00:00
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Appropriate sampling system (2 replies)

Tarun Karakoti
1 year ago
Tarun Karakoti 1 year ago

I am faced with a challenge of finding an appropriate sampling system that would work in a launder. There is limited space between the equipments that are connected by the launder. It has to be across.

Zander Barcalow
1 year ago
Zander Barcalow 1 year ago

There are a number of key design factors to consider:

What is spacing
What is vertical drop
What are dimensions of the launder
What is particle size distribution etc?

Obersturmbann
1 year ago
Obersturmbann 1 year ago

If the sample is for metal accounting, consider dropping the flow into a sump and pumping back to the second vessel and using a proper cross-stream sampler. If it is a process control sample, you can consider using an isokinetic shark fin sampler, but this is technically an incorrect sample and you are likely to have bias problems.

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