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Project Overview

Project Number
M0027
Project Theme
Processing Technology

Studies were made of the dispersion of solids entering the shaft and of the subsequent reactions among sulphide concentrate, added coal and combustion air in the flash smelting process at the Kalgoorlie Nickel Smelter.  A model at 1:4 scale was employed to test alternative designs.  Concentrates from the different sources showed significant variations in ignition temperature.

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