Another factor to be taken into consideration is that the media conveyed is often corrosive. In general, engineers designing for process efficiency find that material and equipment capabilities pose the most serious limitations on allowable process conditions. The most abrasive media found in the mining industry are slurries resulting from hard ore types and ferro...Continue Reading
Local leading supplier AR Controls supplies a range of valves to the mining industry in Africa. These include high-performance butterfly valves, triple offset butterfly valves , general and severe service ball valves, non-return valves, linear knife gate valve products and associated actuation and controls. Read more…Continue Reading
With the trend being the pumping of slurry over longer distances at higher solids concentrations, this statement has never been more relevant, and slurry valves are truly being put to the test in the resulting severe applications that are often high pressure and highly abrasively. In addition to these challenges, certain mines also have the...Continue Reading
Find Vanderbijilpark on the map and put a pin in it. This is the place where a new range of valves and actuators from AR Controls, destined for international markets, was developed. It’s a proudly South African moment for AR Controls director Julien van Niekerk. “SA Mechanical Engineer” took a trip to the Vaal Triangle...Continue Reading
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