Commodity   Copper and Molybdenum
 Technology   REFLUX™ Flotation Cell
 Application   Flotation Rougher and Cleaner Circuits
 Study type  Site Pilot Tests
 Country   Australia and North America

The trials at an Australian copper mine and a North American molybdenum mine demonstrated production of on-spec concentrate while:  


  • Reducing energy consumption by up to 60%
  • Reducing flotation footprint by 50%
  • Increasing recovery by 5% to 8%
  • Increasing throughput by 10%
  • Cutting CO2e by 60%

The RFC is designed to enhance the hydrodynamics of flotation to achieve a significantly more efficient flotation process. These studies have confirmed the potential for this innovative technology to deliver on that promise and offer single-stage cleaning in place of up to ten conventional flotation cells. 


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