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Accurately Measuring Flow in Slurry Applications

Posted in Flow on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020. No comments yet
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Slurry flows are common in many process industries including metals & mining, pulp & paper, and oil & gas. Wikipedia defines a slurry as: …a mixture of solids denser than water suspended in liquid, usually water. The most common use of slurry is as a means of transporting solids, the liquid being a carrier that […]

Isolation Knife Gate Valve for Medium-Slurry Mining and Minerals Applications

Posted in Final Control Element, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, April 2nd, 2018. No comments yet
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Many manufacturing processes have challenging fluids flowing through their pipes and vessels. Mining and minerals have some of the most challenging with abrasive and corrosive solids in the flowing fluids. In a Valve magazine article, Challenges of Medium Density Slurry Service in Mining and Mineral Processing, Emerson’s Mike Gordon describes innovations in knife gate valve […]

Rotary Vane Actuators in Slurry Mining Applications

Posted in Actuator, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, February 20th, 2012. One comment so far
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In today’s guest post, Emerson’s Mike McQuade describes slurry-mining applications where rotary vane actuators are well suited. In a slurry-type mining application, the ore is ground up into fine particles and mixed with water, so that the mixture can now be pumped through a pipeline under high pressure. The mixture of solids and water has […]