Coarse Coal Centrifuges - VM Series

FLSmidth Ludowici is the world leader in coarse coal centrifuges

Coarse Coal Centrifuges
  • Overview
  • Customer Benefits
  • VM Models


FLSmidth Ludowici is the world leader in coarse coal centrifuges. Our VM range has proven the test of time, and the VM1650 is the world’s largest high capacity coarse coal centrifuge. FLSmidth Ludowici offers an advanced design and highly qualified staff to ensure prompt and accurate advice on process applications, installation and spare parts service.

Advanced Design

  • Easy access
  • Higher availability and ease of operation and maintenance
  • High Capacity
  • Easy access to vibration motor


Ludowici Coarse Coal Centrifuges are ideal for:

  • Coal nominally less than 50mm (top-size as low as 12mm ) and greater than 0.5mm in size
    Usually used on DMC product

The main customer benefits of the Coarse Coal Centrifuges are:

Proven Superior Results

  • Consistently superior dewatering results
  • More than 650 units manufactured since introduced in Australia in 1992
  • Some machines are still in service after 14 years


Motor Lubrication System

  • Bolt on/bolt off components and assembly
  • Easy access
  • Simple delivery/return of oil


Durability and Ease of Use

  • Effluent Chamber (area outside of basket) lined with wear resist ceramic
  • Feed chute and product discharge chute lined with alumina ceramic tiles for extended life
  • Feed chute integral with door, fully replaceable and easy access and easy acess for basket removal
  • Basket changed safely and easily using convenient removal mandrel
  • Wedge wire constructed centrifuge basket can be customised to suit
  • Simple Access Inspection door
  • Safety access platform for removal

Coarse Coal Centrifuge Range

  • VM1100
  • VM1300
  • VM1400
  • VM1500
  • VM1650


Centrifuging Solutions
FLSmidth Ludowici range of Coal Centrifuges