Slurry Dewatering and Filtration Solutions

Kimberlite tailings paste thickeners with overflow collection tank in South Africa. Data generation through test work for thickener sizing and input to process design.

  • Ore, Water and Slurry Characterisation
  • Design Data Generation – flocculation, thickening, filtration tests
  • Equipment Sizing
  • Dewatering Circuit Design for Greenfields applications

 

Vacuum belt filtration of copper tailings in Chile

  • Laboratory and Pilot Scale Studies
  • Site Audits and On-Site Tests for optimisation of Brownfields operations
  • Technical adjudication of dewatering equipment tenders

Process Water Conditioning

smectite clay scanning electron microscope image with slimes and clay removal through unique process  for improving the metallurgical recovery of valuable product. Applications include:  Ultra fine coal recovery, Tailings retreatment, Pre-processing cleaning step

Conditioning of the process water circuit with the in-house developed ClariVie44® reagent to improve flocculation efficiency and overflow clarity, particularly in problematic clay slurries or any other poor settling slurry environment.

 

 

smectite clay scanning electron microscope image with slimes and clay removal through unique process  for improving the metallurgical recovery of valuable product. Applications include:  Ultra fine coal recovery, Tailings retreatment, Pre-processing cleaning step

Benefits of ClariVie44®  process water conditioner:

  • Cost effective alternative to polymer coagulants
  • Lower flocculant demand and reduced OPEX
  • Improved overflow clarity
  • Improved underflow density

Ore Geo-Metallurgy

Selection of drill core for ore characterisation test campaign for data generation for geo-metallurgical modelling in partnership with GeMet

  • In Partnering with Gemet Logo
  • JK Tech licensed Drop Weight testing
  • Full Ore Characterisation
  • Data Generation for Geo-Metallurgical Modelling
  • Prediction of slurry / tailings process behaviour

 

CFD Modelling

Computational Fluid Dynamic modelling of feed-wells, thickener operation and dewatering processes in partnership with Krassno Consulting

  • In partnership with Krassno Logo
  • CFD modelling is one of the tools used by Vietti Slurrytec in the auditing of dewatering equipment and allows for cost effective solutions to optimise thickener operation and specify upgrades.