Pyrometallurgy: Roasting, Smelting, Refining & Electrowinning

Pyrometallurgy: Roasting, Smelting, Refining & Electrowinning

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Freezing Issues (1 reply)

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rachit
2 months ago
rachit 2 months ago

Hi all, 

Does anyone know what can be done to avoid freezing issues or ore in silos in temperature as below as -40degrees celsius. 

We are using calcium chloride solution but it doesnt seem to be helping alot. 

SmartDog
2 months ago
SmartDog 2 months ago

The only thing that seems to work reliably is using heat tracing, but this can be expensive depending on the silo size.

Also at -40 degrees you do not need to specify Celsius or Fahrenheit as they are the same.

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