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.

Arcmon News

Arcmon Study Attracts Worldwide Interest

Posted on May 25, 2007

Latest research findings revealed at INFACON In February this year Dr Ian Barker, specialist consultant attached to Mintek’s Measurement and Control (MaC) division, presented a paper on the most recent research findings regarding the Minstral Arc Monitoring System (Arcmon) at the eleventh International Ferroalloy Congress (INFACON XI), held in New Delhi and hosted by the Indian Ferroalloy Producers’ Association. Attended by representatives of the world’s major players in the ferroalloy field, the conference provided the ideal platform...

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Mintek's Arcmon Installed on Ferrochrome Furnace

Posted on Sep 29, 2005

Mintek’s revolutionary arc monitoring system has recently been installed on a large ferrochrome furnace in South Africa. Among other important parameters, the Arcmon is able determine the degree of arcing taking place beneath each of the three electrodes independently without the need for a hearth voltage connection. This is the third industrial ferroalloy plant that the Arcmon is being installed on, but the first on ferrochrome (the other Arcmons are installed on silicon furnaces). The production of ferrochrome is quite different from...

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