Tag: Slurry

Mining & Resources

Technological challenges in Slurry Systems

By Paul Slatter*, Principal Engineer, Rheology and Slurry Engineering at ATC Williams Pumped slurry pipeline design requires accommodating at least three complicating factors. These are: The heterogeneous/settling characteristics of the slurry The homogeneous/non-Newtonian characteristics of the slurry The degrading effect of slurry on pump performance Both the heterogeneous and homogeneous characteristics of the slurry affect…

11 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights