Whether it be for hematite, magnetite or other ore types, characterisation and beneficiation by particle size and SG often plays and important part in producing a saleable grade product for metal production. At the Iron Ore Technical Centre (IOTC) in Wangara, Western Australia, ALS has an extensive range of beneficiation options to suit a variety of processing scenarios.
Beneficiation by size and SG employs a variety of different equipment types. ALS offers the following from the IOTC:
Beneficiation options are manifold and selecting the best process for your ore can be daunting. ALS has the experience and capability to assist you in this area of testing.
Please contact us for further details.
This will depend on the scope of work and downstream and product requirements. Sample masses can range from a few kilos to ~10 tonnes. Typical masses and throughputs are given in our beneficiation page.
ALS is a quarantine approved premises and treats many samples of oversea origin. Strict regulatory requirements are in needed around packaging and paperwork, however. ALS can advise you on these requirements.
Yes, clients are always welcome to visit our facilities and observe samples or tests in progress. Inductions are required and other rules may apply to visitors.
Yes, if a testwork program is in progress, ALS will happily dispatch testwork products and feed samples to vendors, third party laboratories, and customers as required. Fees apply.
No, as it is not our core business and would put us in direct competition with many of our clients. In the case of HPGR testwork programs, KMA as equipment suppliers, provide engineering and consultancy for their industrial units and can provide relevant information for the manufacture and supply of appropriate Koeppern HPGR units.