Comminution parameters and indices of Iron Ores are very important to any testwork program, particularly those relating to crusher design and operation. For this reason, the ALS Iron Ore Technical Centre (IOTC) runs a specimen-based comminution capability to determine crushing related indices efficiently on site as part of a standard iron ore program.
Comminution service provided at the IOTC are as follows:
The comprehensive comminution facilities in Balcatta are still seamlessly available to the IOTC if additional comminution determinations are required.
Comminution almost always occurs in conjunction with Sample Preparation or Geometallurgy testwork and beneficiation testwork.
Comminution needs to be coordinated properly into a program to ensure selection opportunities are not lost and data is properly captured. ALS can advise you on the best ways to ensure your comminution requirements are met.
Please contact us for further details.
Keep in mind the mass may vary depending on the core size or particle size distributions, but some rough guidelines are as follows:
Generally, yes. ALS has facilities and procedures to treat fibrous and radioactive samples. Surcharges do apply, however, to cover safety equipment, monitoring and decontamination.
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.
Comminution is always part of larger metallurgical testwork programs, especially
Click on the above links or contact us for further information. We can integrate a full program for you if required.