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In March 2012 a combined BHP Billiton and Hatch team embarked on a program to improve the concentrate burner efficiency of BHP Billitons Olympic Dam copper flash smelting furnace A multifaceted approach including an analysis of the furnace using operational knowledge and first principles engineering led to the design and supply of a new centrallance

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  • Oxygen Pyrometallurgy at Copper Cliff Welcome to TMS

    The Development of Oxygen Flash Smelting The first autogenous oxygen flashsmelting laboratory experiments were conducted in a small horizontal sheet metalenclosed refractorylined furnace Dry sulfide concentrates and flux were injected into the preheated unit using 995 O 2 cylinder oxygen

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  • Thermal conductivity and characteristics of copper flash

    In Copper Flash Smelting flue dust can cause severe problems in the gas handling system which typically consists of a heat recovery boiler and electrostatic precipitator If the process is not operated properly the flue dust may form accretions on the boiler wall reducing boiler heat transfer and subjecting the surfaces to corrosion

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  • Copper Blast Furnace SmeltingCopper Metalcess

    1 Wide adaptability to raw material from iron copper coppernickel zinc lead and zinclead complex concentrate 2 Application of richoxygen air blast offers high smelting temperature enhances hearth capacity and generates high concentration SO 2 gas suitable for sulfuric acidmaking 3

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  • An effective separation process of arsenic lead and zinc

    Separation of arsenic and valuable metals Pb Zn Cu Bi Sn In Ag Sb etc is a core problem for effective utilization of high arseniccontaining copper smelting ashes HACSA This study dev

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  • OUTOTEC SMELTING SOLUTIONS FOR THE PGM

    feeding to the flash smelting furnace This energy is saved in the furnace operations and also results in smaller offgas streams The concentrate is then fed into a flash smelting furnace FSF where it is smelted and oxidized to produce highgrade matte slag and sulphur dioxide SO2containing offgas

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  • Leaching of Lead and Copper by Citric Acid from Directto

    Directtoblister copper flash smelting slag contains up to 14 of copper and 24 of lead Considering this fact this material is subjected to the hightemperature reduction process After this converting process is performed on the CuPbFe alloy being the product of decopperization process in electric furnace An alternative to the presently used processing of flash smelting slag would be

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  • copper smelting process diagram NAMARI Heavy Machinery

    copper smelting process diagram This is the sameprocessfor bothcopperandmolybdenum porphyries Thesmelteris basically a large furnace which melts the concentrate and drives off the sulfide to leave moltencopper metalthis is still contains impurities and it needs to be refined further to

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  • US4798532A Flash smelting furnace Google Patents

    A flash smelting furnace which comprises a reaction shaft a concentrate combustion device disposed at the top of the furnace shaft a settler disposed with one end thereof connected to the lower part of the reaction shaft an uptake disposed as connected to the other end of the settler and at least one lance pipe extending through the ceiling of the settler between the reaction shaft and the

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  • Smelting furnaces LinkedIn SlideShare

    Aug 29 2011 Smelting Furnaces By Dr Bharati Rehani Metallurgical and Materials Engg Dept sity of Baroda Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance and to provide you with relevant advertising

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  • direct to blister copper slag crushing

    Direct Blister Flash SmeltingSBM Processing Plant for sale Crusher in Malaysia SBM containing 30 or more copper More Extractive Metallurgy of Copper 1st Edition

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  • Mass Balance Calculations in Copper Flash Smelting by

    The Outokumpu flash furnace is widely used for smelting copper sul de concentrates12 By taking advantage of the exothermic reactions involved a nearly complete autogenous smelting system is established Industrial results 12 indicate that an autogenous operation can be obtained under conditions that lead to a matte grade of 6065 using an

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  • Method for operating waste heat boiler in flashsmelting

    May 08 2001 A method for operating a waste heat boiler in a flashsmelting furnace of copper flashsmelting works wherein nitrogen gas and air are blown into the waste heat boiler in the flashsmelting furnace the temperature at the outlet of a waste heat boiler radiation section of the flashsmelting furnace is controlled to be not more than 600 C

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  • Flash smelting copper flash smelting finnish

    Copper flash smelting is a relatively new process which has been in operation since the 70s and is a pyrometallurgical process used in conjunction with copper sulphide concentrates Oxygen pressure in the Outokumpu flash smelting furnace Part 1 copper flash smelting settler P Taskinen K Seppl J Laulumaa and J Poijrvi

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  • A History of Copper Prices Winton

    Novel technologies also served to reduce the production costs of copper such as heap leaching electrowinning and flash smelting The divestiture of copper companies by oil majors resulted in more efficient independent operations embracing these new technologies Extensive miniaturisation and substitution also took their toll on copper demand

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  • WikiZero Flash smelting

    Flash smelting Finnish Liekkisulatus literally flamesmelting is a smelting process for sulfurcontaining ores including chalcopyrite The process was developed by Outokumpu in Finland and first applied at the Harjavalta plant in 1949 for smelting copper ore

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  • Flash smelting

    The Flash Smelting process is based on utilization of the feed materials internal energy for smelting Finely ground sulfidic copper concentrate is mixed with oxygenenriched air to form a rapidly reacting suspension in the reaction shaft of the OutotecFlash Smelting Furnace

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  • COPPER CONCENTRATES SMELTING TECHNOLOGIES

    Sulphide copper accounts for almost 80 percent of world mine production and more than 23 of Chilean production and its expected to grow its share over the time Smelting arise as a strategic process for copper producer countries Chile maintains around 9 percent of global smelting production

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  • A new mathematical model for copper concentrate

    A new mathematical model for copper concentrate combustion in flash smelting furnaces Ehsan Hassan Zaim and Seyed Hossein Mansouri Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part E Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering 2015 231 2 119130

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  • DEVELOPMENTS IN COPPER SMELTING AND REFINING

    Some Observations 2014 Source ICSG Copper Bulletin 2015 8 South America is the most important copper mining region More than 35 of world copper concentrate originated in South America But only 13 of world copper concentrate was smelted in South America Chile is the worlds largest copper mine producer China is the worlds largest smelting country

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  • Emphasis TypeItalicJOMEmphasis world

    Flash Smelting Canada Copper Cliff 133400 Brazil Fortaleza 7000 Finland Harjavalta 38000 Russia Norilsk Nadezda 140000 China Jinchuan 65000 Australia Kalgoorlie 100000 Bostwana BCL 27400 Subtotal 510800 Electric Furnace Smelting Canada Falconbridge 63000 Thompson 50000 USA Stillwater 112 Russia Norilsk Ni Plant 40000 Pechenganickel

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  • KUC to employ Outotec flash smelting and converting

    Flash Smelting combined with Flash Converting is the worlds cleanest technology for primary copper smelting Outotec states Since it makes use of the reaction heat of the feed copper sulphide concentrate minimum amount of external fuel is needed in the process

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  • 35 MINERAL PROCESSING PLANTS IHSA

    MINERAL PROCESSING PLANTS Roasting Smelting Converting Refining Driesoreconcentrate Controlssilicacontent Producescalcine is concentrateorcalcinerecycledprecipitatesconverterslag fluxdustlimestoneandsilicaflux Producesblistercopper958 Chargeismatteandsilicaflux Producesdomesticcopper

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  • Extractive Metallurgy of Copper

    13 Hydrometallurgical Extraction of Copper 14 I 5 16 Summary Extracting Copper from CopperIronSulfide Ores Melting and Casting Cathode Copper Recycle of Copper and CopperAlloy Scrap Suggested Reading References 2 Production and Use 21 Locations of Copper Deposits 22 Location of Extraction Plants 23 24 Price of Copper 25 Summary

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  • copper flash definition English

    The copper sulphide fraction is processed by flash converting and finishing converting to produce blister copper which is refined at Incos Copper Refinery WikiMatrix Nowadays more than half of the worlds copper is manufactured using flash smelting technology

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  • Chemistry of Coal Utilisation in Flash Smelting AusIMM

    Coal utilization for copper flash smelting in Japan was initiated due to the sudden upheaval in the price of oil in the last ten years A major portion of the heavy fuel oil has already been replaced by coal resulting in a corresponding decrease in energy costs In addition to energy cost savings an interesting

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  • THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF A CFD MODEL OF COPPER

    A comprehensive CFD model has been developed of the direct to blister DBF copper flash smelting furnace at BHP Billitons Olympic Dam facility The model is based on commercial software ANSYSCFX and uses the wellestablished Lagrangian particle tracking methodology to capture the important interphase transfer of heat mass and momentum Labscale experimental data taken from drop

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  • Copper Smelting and Refining Process Pan Pacific Copper

    The copper concentrates are fed through the flash smelting furnace with oxygenenriched air In the furnace the concentrates are instantly oxidized after which they melt and separate by their own reaction heat into copper matte with a grade of 65 and slag consisting of

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  • Energy optimization in flash smelting ThesisDissertation

    The copper smelting industry has been replacing old reverberatory furnaces with energyefficient flash furnaces While this in itself has been a significant move towards reduced energy costs there is yet no industry consensus as to which mode of flash smelting is optimum

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  • Improved Copper Flash Smelting at Olympic Dam AusIMM

    In March 2012 a combined BHP Billiton and Hatch team embarked on a program to improve the concentrate burner efficiency of BHP Billitons Olympic Dam copper flash smelting furnace A multifaceted approach including an analysis of the furnace using operational knowledge and first principles engineering led to the design and supply of a new centrallance

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  • RECOVERY OF IRON FROM COPPER FLASH SMELTING

    The flash smelting process has been used in copper industry for a number of years and has replaced some conventional copper smelting processes in Chile The high copper content in the slag in this process require a further cleaning in an electric furnace Also the converter

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