เกจวัดแรงดันน้ำ4หุน in Germany and Severniy Mining and Processing (SevGOK) in Ukraine have selected Metso Outotec’s mill discharge pumps for Severniy’s greenfield course of waste thickening plant, the OEM says.
Metso Outotec’s pumps might be used to pump the iron ore concentrate plant’s waste sludge into the settling ponds from the thickeners. The 22 pumps to be delivered by Metso Outotec include 10 large high-capacity MDM700 pumps. Together, the pumps are capable of handling a total quantity of 117,500 cu.m/h of waste sludge.
“SevGOK’s complex is the second of its kind in Ukraine, and Engineering Dobersek in Germany has designed it,” Axel Stappen, Managing Director, Engineering Dobersek GmbH, says. “With this investment, SevGOK aims to decrease environmental impacts and costs by lowering power consumption and water utilization. They selected Metso Outotec pumps because of their reliability and efficiency, and the great assist Metso Outotec has offered of their earlier initiatives.”
Michael Nienhaus, Head of Sales, Slurry Pumps, Germany, Metso Outotec, says: “We are delighted to have been chosen to provide our MD collection pumps to SevGOK’s challenge. To give an concept of the size of an MDM700 pump, it could weigh as much as 31 t and be 2.8 m in diameter, and have a formidable pumping quantity of up to 9,650 cu.m/h. The MDM pumps operate in very demanding conditions, and we’ve designed them to operate reliably and to resist distinctive wear.”
Metso Outotec mill discharge pumps have been designed for mill circuit functions, similar to SAG/ball mill discharge pumps and hydrocyclone feed. Special emphasis has been positioned on parts that have to resist exceptional put on from coarse heavy solids and move turbulence, the company says.