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Mineral Processing

Metnet Mineral processing infrastructure covers all unit operations for matter comminution and beneficiation, TRL 5-7. However, the pilot plants of Metnet have facilities that range from laboratory scale to industrial operating environment.

Characterisation

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
DRX
ERAMET
On powerPDFcontact
Electron microscopy
Elkem
Zeiss Merlin Compact, FEG SEMcontact
Electron microscopy
Elkem
Oxford Aztec, EDScontact
Electron microscopy
ERAMET
4 WDS, 1 EDSPDFcontact
Electron microscopy
ERAMET
2 EDS, EBSD, Esprit, MultiscanPDFcontact
Electron microscopy
ERAMET
2 EDS, Esprit, Quemscan® PDFcontact
FTIR
Elkem
Varian 670contact
Image analysis
Elkem
Image Pro Plus and ImageJcontact
Laser particle sizer
ERAMET
PDFcontact
Macro photography
Elkem
Jenoptik Progrescontact
Macro photography
Elkem
Nikon D300scontact
Optical microscopy
ERAMET
PDFcontact
Optical microscopy
Elkem
Zeiss Axioplan 2contact
Optical microscopy
Elkem
Leco 300 Metallographcontact
Optical microscopy
Elkem
Olympus BX51 IRcontact
Preparation units
Elkem
Struers (manual)contact
Preparation, grinding
Elkem
Struers Abraplancontact
Preparation, polishing
Elkem
Struers Electrocontact
Preparation, polishing (automatic)
Elkem
Struers Tegrapol 31 contact
Preparation, polishing (automatic)
Elkem
Struers Abrapol 20 contact
Preparation, saw
Elkem
Struers labotom 3contact
Preparation, saw (precision)
Elkem
Struers Secotom 10 contact
Preparation, sputtering equipment
Elkem
For Au, Pt, C and Crcontact
Stereomicroscopy
Elkem
Zeiss Discovery Stereocontact
Stereomicroscopy
Elkem
Leitzcontact
XRF (portable)ExtracthiveOlympus Vanta series
PDFcontact

Comminution

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
Agitated mill
GTK Mintec
0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Autogeneous mill
BRGM
550 L
PDFcontact
Ball mill
BRGM
0.1 t/h
PDFcontact
Ball mill
GTK Mintec
6 t/h
PDFcontact
Ball mill with ceramic coating
BRGM
200 L
PDFcontact
Ball, rod mill
IMN
15 t/h
contact
Cone crusher
GTK Mintec
10 t/h
PDFcontact
Gyratory crusher, Babitless
BRGM
5 t/h
PDFcontact
Gyratory crushers
GTK Mintec
40 t/h
PDFcontact
Gyratory millBRGM0.1 t/hPDFcontact
Gyratory millsExtracthive10 t/h
PDFcontact
Hammer mill
BRGM
0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
High pressure roller mill
GTK Mintec
3 t/h
PDFcontact
Horizontal mill
GTK Mintec
0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Horizontal Shaft Impactor
GTK Mintec
5 t/h
PDFcontact
Impact crusher, Dragon
BRGM
2 t/h
PDFcontact
Jaw crusher
BRGM
0.05 t/h
PDFcontact
Jaw crusher
BRGM
0.1 t/h
PDFcontact
Jaw crusher, Retch BB300
Elkem
0.4 t/h
WWWcontact
Jaw crusher
BRGM
0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Jaw crusher
ERAMET
1 t/h
PDFcontact
Jaw crusher, Kampen
Elkem
7 t/h
PDFcontact
Jaw crusher, Pinette
BRGM
10 t/h
PDFcontact
Jaw crusher, Dragon
BRGM
10 t/h
PDFcontact
Jaw crusher
IMN
2 t/h
contact
Jaw crusher
GTK Mintec
40 t/h
PDFcontact
Jaw crusherExtracthive50 t/hPDFcontact
Jaw crusherExtracthive80 t/hPDFcontact
Lump mill
GTK Mintec
4 t/h
PDFcontact
Magnetic mill
IMN
300 kg/h
contact
Pebble mill
GTK Mintec
4 t/h
PDFcontact
Rod mill
BRGM
0.05 t/h
PDFcontact
Rod mill
GTK Mintec
2 t/h
PDFcontact
Rod millExtracthive10 t/hPDFcontact
Rod millExtracthive10 t/hPDFcontact
Teethed-roll crusher
ERAMET
2 t/h
PDFcontact
Roll crusher, Wedag
BRGM
2 t/h
PDFcontact
Roller crusher, Svedala
Elkem
7 t/h
PDFcontact
Roller mill
BRGM
0.2 t/h
PDFcontact
Semi-autogenous grinding mill
GTK Mintec
4 t/h
PDFcontact
Shredder
BRGM
1 t/h
PDFcontact
Vertical agitated mill
BRGM
0.3 t/h
PDFcontact
Vertical shaft impactor
GTK Mintec
5 t/h
PDFcontact
Vibrating mill, Palla
BRGM
0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Vibrating screens
GTK Mintec
40 t/h
PDFcontact

Classification

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
Automatic cross sampler 1/100, D < 10 mm
BRGM
1 t/h
PDFcontact
High efficiency air classifier
GTK Mintec
0.25 t/h
PDFcontact
Cone classifiers
GTK Mintec
1 t/h
PDFcontact
Screw classifier
GTK Mintec
4 t/h
PDFcontact
Cyclones
ERAMET
10 t/h
contact
Big-Bag divider
ERAMET
1 t/h
PDFcontact
Pulp divider
ERAMET
10 t/h
PDFcontact
Hydrocyclones
GTK Mintec
4 t/h
PDFcontact
Hydrocyclones
IMN
0.9 t/h
contact
Sampling tower
ERAMET
500 kg/h
PDFcontact
Deck screen, Algaier
Elkem
0.4 t/h
WWWcontact
Deck screen, Mogensen
Elkem
3 t/h
PDFcontact
Double deck screen
BRGM
3 t/h
PDFcontact
Double deck screen
BRGM
5 t/h
PDFcontact
Dry double deck screen
BRGM
5 t/h
PDFcontact
Dewatering screen
ERAMET
1 t/h
PDFcontact
Screens
ERAMET
1 t/h
PDFcontact
Screens
ERAMET
2 t/h
PDFcontact
Screens
GTK Mintec
4 t/h
PDFcontact
ScreenersExtracthive10 t/hPDFcontact
Vibroscreen, Cason
Elkem
0.4 t/h
WWWcontact
Multi-deck vibrating screens
IMN
0.1 t/hcontact
Scrubber + double trommel
ERAMET
2 t/h
PDFcontact
Aerodynamic separator for ultrafine particles, Alpine
BRGM
0.2 t/h
PDFcontact
Aerodynamic separator, Pfeiffer
BRGM
0.2 t/h
PDFcontact
Vortair separator
Elkem
0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
SieversExtracthive1 t/hPDFcontact
Sieving
ERAMET
2 t/h
PDFcontact
Washing trommel
BRGM
10 t/h
PDFcontact

Flotation

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
Conditioning tank, stainless steel
BRGM
200 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation cell
GTK Mintec
50 L, 300 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation cell
GTK Mintec
150 L, 2000 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation cell
GTK Mintec
500 L, 4000 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation cell
GTK Mintec
500 L, 4000 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation cell
GTK Mintec
1500 L, 7000 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation cell, coarse
GTK Mintec
70 L, 1500 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation cell, WEMCO 60 L stainless steel
BRGM
60 L, 50 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation cell, WEMCO 2x60 L stainless steel
BRGM
120 L, 100 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation cell, WEMCO 3x60 L stainless steel
BRGM
180 L, 200 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation column
GTK Mintec
220 L, 1000 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation column, Microcel
GTK Mintec
25 L + 180 L, 1000 L/h
PDFcontact
Flotation installation, continuous
IMN
720 L/h
contact
Flotation machines, batch and continous
IMN
1000 L, 5000 L/h
contact
Froth flotation
ERAMET
40 L/h, 3x5 L
PDFcontact
Froth flotation
ERAMET
80 L/h, 2x20 L
PDFcontact
Froth flotation
ERAMET
100 L/h, 2x25 L
PDFcontact
Froth flotation
ERAMET
150 L/h, 3x25 L
PDFcontact

Heavy media separation

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
Drum dense media separator
GTK Mintec
wet, 1 t/h
PDFcontact
Dense media separator
GTK Mintec
wet, 2 t/h
PDFcontact

Electrostatic separation

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
Electrostatic separator, Carpco
BRGM
0.1 t/h
PDFcontact

Gravity Separation

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
Centrifugal separator
GTK Mintec
wet, 1 t/h
PDFcontact
Concentrating tables
IMN
from 1 mmcontact
Gravimetric centrifugal separator,
Mozley MGS-C900
BRGM
wet, 0.1 t/h
PDFcontact
Hindered bed settling separators
GTK Mintec
wet, 2 t/h
PDFcontact
Hydraulic jig
GTK Mintec
wet, 3 t/h
PDFcontact
Jig
ERAMET
wet, 0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Jig bench test Krupp
BRGM
wet, 0.1 t/h
PDFcontact
Jig Schabaver
BRGM
wet, 0.2 t/h
PDFcontact
Jig machine
IMN
200 kg/h
contact
Pneumatic table
ERAMET
dry, 0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Pneumatic table, Lenoir
BRGM
dry, 0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Screw classifier
BRGM
wet, 15 m³/h
PDFcontact
Screw classifier
BRGM
wet, 75 m³/h
PDFcontact
Shaking table
ERAMET
wet, 0.07 t/h
PDFcontact
Shaking table, Wilfley
BRGM
wet, 0.1 t/h
PDFcontact
Shaking tables
GTK Mintec
wet, 1 t/h
PDFcontact
Spirals, Carpco
GTK Mintec
wet, 2 t/hPDFcontact
Spirals, Reichert
GTK Mintec
wet, 2 t/h
PDFcontact
Spirals
BRGM
wet, 3 t/h
PDFcontact
Spiral
ERAMET
wet, 4 t/h
PDFcontact

Magnetic separation

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
Dry high and low gradient magnetic separator, Lenoir (1000 / 1300/ 7000 G)
BRGM
dry, 0.1 t/h
PDFcontact
Dry magnetic separator
BRGM
dry, 0.2 t/h
PDFcontact
High gradient induced rotor magnetic separator
BRGM
dry, 0.1 t/h
PDFcontact
High gradient magnetic separator
GTK Mintec
wet, 0.02 t/h
PDFcontact
High intensity magnetic drum separator Sime
BRGM
dry, 0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
High Intensity magnetic separator
GTK Mintec
dry, 0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
High-intensity magnetic pebble separator
GTK Mintec
dry, 1 t/h
PDFcontact
Low intensity separator
ERAMET
1 t/h
PDFcontact
Low-intensity magnetic separator
GTK Mintec
wet, 30 t/h
PDFcontact
Magnetic overband
BRGM
dry, 1 t/h
PDFcontact
Magnetic wet/dry separator
IMN
1 t/h
contact
Multipolar magnetic separator
BRGM
0.1 t/h
PDFcontact
Neodymium magnet belt separators
GTK Mintec
dry, 0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Vertical ring and pulsating high gradient magnetic separator
GTK Mintec
wet, 1.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Wet high gradient magnetic separator BoxMag Rapid
BRGM
wet, 2 t/h
PDFcontact

Eddy current separation

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
Eddy current separator, Goodsmith
BRGMdry, 0.1 t/h
PDFcontact

Thickening and filtration

Name of equipmentCompanyDimensions and max capacityDetailsContact
Filter, CHIMENE
CEA
60 L/h, max. load: 8 kg
contact
Filter, HERA
CEA
80 L/h, max. load: 8.5 kg
contact
Filter, HERA
CEA
10 kg/h
contact
Press filter
BRGM
0.1 t/h
PDFcontact
Press filter
BRGM
0.5 t/h
PDFcontact
Pressure filter
GTK Mintec
3.2 m², 2 t/h
PDFcontact
Pressure filter
GTK Mintec
12.7 m², 2 t/h
PDFcontact
Tailings pond area, water
circulation, automatic water
recovery
GTK Mintec
1.5 hectares
contact
Thickener
BRGM

20 m³
PDFcontact
Thickener
GTK Mintec
30 m³ + 125 m³, 7 m³/h
PDFcontact
High rate thickener
GTK Mintec
1 m³, 1 m³/h
PDFcontact
Lamella thickener
GTK Mintec
15 m², 4 t/h
PDFcontact