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The world attain of mineral process gear specialist Multotec has been highlighted by the recent provide of its South African-manufactured slurry pumps to a chrome venture in Kazakhstan. According to Gerhard Hendriksz, basic supervisor responsible for slurry pumps at Multotec, an order of 38 slurry pumps was delivered in mid-December 2021 via a collaboration of Multotec’s international enterprise group and the company’s distributor in Kazakhstan.
“The pumps had been produced according to the specifications provided by Multotec’s distributor, making certain the units will ship the required responsibility for the end-customer,” says Hendriksz. “This includes being designed to resist extremely abrasive operating situations.”
Certain chrome deposits in Kazakhstan boast a few of the world’s highest concentrations of chrome oxide (Cr₂O₃) – up to 62% content material – making the slurry particularly abrasive. The pump vary that Multotec delivered contains fashions from the HD25 to the MD300, in metal and rubber-lined configurations to go nicely with their respective duties.
An spectacular turnaround time of just 10 weeks was achieved, with Multotec leveraging its trusted local provide chain that included foundry work, machining and other suppliers as properly as collaboration with Multotec’s technical partner, 7D primarily based in Perth, Australia.
Andre Burger, manufacturing manager answerable for pumps at Multotec, also emphasises that a close working relationship with finish user and Multotec’s Russian-speaking enterprise team ensured easy preparation and delivery.
“Our distributor has in-depth data of the customer’s purposes and has the engineering expertise to ensure optimal product specification and performance,” says Burger. “Multotec will help the merchandise with aftersales and help services, including availability of spare components.”
Despite the commerce disruptions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, Multotec has continued to carry out strongly on the export front. Last 12 months, it earned a spot in the Exporter of the Year Awards – presented by the South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC).
Final supplies a complete range of pumps for medium and heavy responsibility slurry applications, including cyclone feed, spirals feed, mill discharge, tailings disposal, filter feed, effluent discharge and spillage. The range caters for move rates from round 15 m3/hr up to 2,000 m3/hr.

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