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Category: Mining and Mineral Processing

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Preventing Stress Corrosion Pitting

By on September 18th, 2017 in Mining and Mineral Processing, Uncategorized

Industry                      Mineral Processing Date 2007 Substrate 304 Stainless Steel – Ammonia absorber and circulation tank. Products Chem-tect™ RF364 – vinyl ester / acrylic co-polymer enhanced with flaked glass; very suitable for immersed environments where superior resistance to chemical attack is required. Environment              Normal operating temperature is 60-70°C. Excursions up to 100°C are common. • read more ►



Using 500 Series in Preventing Hang Up on Matcon Valve

By on February 3rd, 2017 in Mining and Mineral Processing, Steel Manufacturing
Chemco RP500 applied by skilled technician

Industry Mineral Processing Date February 2016 Substrate Mild Steel Product RS 500P and RP 500AR Environment Coke breeze – abrasive dust Challenge Prevent abrasion, corrosion and hang up. Chemco’s Solution Scope Abrasive blast to AS 1627.4, Class 2.5, 75µm profile Mask flange faces to prevent coating in bolt holes. Application of RS 500P to a read more ►



Epo-chem™ 500 Series for Pump & Base

By on October 6th, 2015 in Mining and Mineral Processing

Industry:                       Mining and Mineral Processing,   Date: April 2010,   Substrate:  Steel multi-stage pump casing, galvanised coupling,   Products: Epo-chem™ RL 500PF, Epo-chem™ RW 500 – Solvent Free Novolac Epoxy,   Environment:                 80°C corrosive aqueous ammonia,   Challenge: The client required an external coating system to provide read more ►



Hot Air Impeller

By on July 17th, 2015 in Mining and Mineral Processing

Industry: Mining & Mineral Processing Industry,   Date: April 2010,   Substrate:  Fabricated carbon steel fan,   Products: Epo-chem™ RS 500P, Ceram-chem™ RU 500,   Challenge: During the extraction of hot air fumes, the hot air impeller came under attack from atmospheric moisture and abrasion due to crystalline quartz dust in the air. This proved costly read more ►



Ventilation Fan

By on February 15th, 2015 in Mining and Mineral Processing

Industry: Mining & Mineral Processing,   Date: September 2013,   Substrate: 2.8m Diameter Fabricated Steel Ventilation Fan,   Products: Epo-chem™ RS 500P, Ceram-chem™ RP 500,   Challenge: Prior to Chemco Australia’s involvement, the fan required pressure washing every 3-6 months  to prevent large amounts of build up. This build up was causing balancing issues and read more ►