The international attain of mineral process gear specialist Multotec has been highlighted by the latest supply of its South African-manufactured slurry pumps to a chrome project in Kazakhstan. According to Gerhard Hendriksz, common supervisor answerable for slurry pumps at Multotec, an order of 38 slurry pumps was delivered in mid-December 2021 via a collaboration of Multotec’s worldwide business team and the company’s distributor in Kazakhstan.
“The pumps have been produced in accordance with the specifications provided by Multotec’s distributor, ensuring the items will ship the required obligation for the end-customer,” says Hendriksz. “This consists of being designed to withstand highly abrasive working circumstances.”
Certain chrome deposits in Kazakhstan boast a variety of the world’s highest concentrations of chrome oxide (Cr₂O₃) – up to 62% content material – making the slurry significantly abrasive. pressure gauge that Multotec delivered contains fashions from the HD25 to the MD300, in steel and rubber-lined configurations to suit their respective duties.
An impressive turnaround time of just 10 weeks was achieved, with Multotec leveraging its trusted local supply chain that included foundry work, machining and different suppliers as well as collaboration with Multotec’s technical partner, 7D based mostly in Perth, Australia.
Andre Burger, manufacturing supervisor liable for pumps at Multotec, also emphasises that a shut working relationship with end user and Multotec’s Russian-speaking enterprise team ensured smooth preparation and supply.
“Our distributor has in-depth knowledge of the customer’s purposes and has the engineering experience to ensure optimal product specification and efficiency,” says Burger. “Multotec will assist the merchandise with aftersales and help providers, including availability of spare components.”
Despite the trade disruptions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, Multotec has continued to perform strongly on the export front. Last yr, it earned a spot within the Exporter of the Year Awards – presented by the South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC).
Multotec supplies an entire vary of pumps for medium and heavy responsibility slurry functions, together with cyclone feed, spirals feed, mill discharge, tailings disposal, filter feed, effluent discharge and spillage. The range caters for circulate rates from around 15 m3/hr up to 2,000 m3/hr.