Pumps have been installed in Cerro Verde and Antamina mines in Peru for pumping tailings and material from in the process plant.
Both clients where looking for a pump able to handle slurry with high specific gravity and with solid concentration up to 70%.
Dragflow Pump EL35 and EL606. Pump EL606 has been supplied with: cooling jacket, to work partially submerged, high pressure water jet-ring, temperature control and moisture sensor. Impeller has been customized for the customer in order to meet the required performances.
Case study - pumping in mines