Measurement And Control Solutions

The Measurement and Control division has developed a range of specific Advanced Process Control Solutions that are implemented on Mintek’s process control platform, StarCS. Advanced stabilisation and optimisation control has been developed for Milling, Flotation, Smelting and Gold Leaching.

MillStar News

Release Of The Millstar Power Optimiser Version 2.0

Posted on Oct 25, 2005

The most recent addition to the MillStar Advanced Control Suit is version 2.0 of the Power Optimiser. This module has been changed substantially to improve the decision making of the module. Version 1 of the power optimizer basically steps the solids feed rate and then monitors the change in the load and the power. Based on the direction of change of these 2 variables, a decision is made whether the mill is over- or underloaded, which determines the direction of the next step in the solids feed rate. The problem with this method is that if the...

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