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Why Your Hydrocyclone Piping is Failing and How to Fix It

Improving uptime in your cyclone piping doesn’t have to be complicated. Choose the right piping and it will pay off with improved reliability and uptime.

How 5 Top Iron Ore Plants Are Avoiding Downtime with Better Slurry Piping

Learn about smarter piping maintenance strategies from these iron site sites. It'll help make your plant more efficient - and profitable.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Slurry Pipeline Corrosion and How to Overcome Them

Don’t let corrosion become your pipeline’s downfall. Understanding the difference types of corrosion – and what causes it – will help you avoid creating corrosion hotspots.

Pipeline Design: 12m vs 18m spools. Which is better?

In this article, we look at the difference 12m vs 18m spools make at every stage of the project, from a more efficient design and installation, right through to maintenance.

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4 Steps to Build a Business Case to Fix Your Slurry Piping

We know that as a reliability engineer, you want to make an impact by finding smart upgrades that improve your plant. Follow these four steps, and you’ll build a persuasive business case that management can’t say no to.

Frac Sand Pipelines: Why isn’t the industry considering them?

We know that truck fleets are expensive to operate and have severe safety and environmental downsides. So, why isn’t the frac sand industry taking pipelines seriously as a transport method?

4 Reasons Why Your New Plant Design Needs Flexibility

Tight schedules, limited budgets, and complex spatial requirements are commonplace in plant design. Learn how flexible slurry piping can help deliver on-time, on-budget, and fit-for-purpose process plants.

5 Lessons Learned in Gold Processing Plant Piping

Keeping your gold process plant up and running is a constant challenge. The good news is it doesn’t have to be that way. Learn how five gold mines fixed common piping problems in their process plants.

Reduce Your Pipeline Energy Costs with This One Change

Selecting a liner with a low surface friction will offset energy costs, extend wear life and optimise performance. We show you how it can deliver improved cost, performance, safety and longevity of a pipeline.

Unlined Steel Pipelines Cost You More in the Long Run. Here’s Why

A new pipeline is a significant capital investment, so it needs to last the distance. We show you that older piping technology could be costing you more in the long run.

Why Your Ceramic Lined Steel Piping is Failing and How to Fix it

Maintenance teams often move to ceramic lined steel to increase the wear life. But often it won't give the performance increase they wanted. We look at why that is and how engineers have solved the problem.

CSIRO: Understanding Slurry is Key to Good Tailings Pipeline Design

You'll make better design decisions if you understand how your slurry moves. We talk to a leading CSIRO research engineer on slurry rheology and how this impacts pipeline design.

You Need Flexible Piping in Your Pipeline. Here’s Why…

There’s a common misconception that the best pipelines are built entirely from rigid steel piping. We'll show you why you need to add flexibility to avoid early pipeline failure.

Flange, Welded, or Coupling: Which Jointing Method is Best for Slurry Pipelines?

Selecting the right jointing method is a crucial step in your pipeline design. Discover which is the best option for your next pipeline project.

3 Ways to Reduce Wear in a New Slurry Pipeline

Minimise wear in a slurry pipeline at the design stage. Learn about three ways you can iron out the kinks before they become a big problem later on.

Slurry Pipeline Design: Selecting the Right Wear Liner

We investigate the ways you can improve the design and lifespan of your slurry pipelines, and review the pros and cons of different liner types available.

3 Ways to Design Lithium Slurry Piping Better

Designing new slurry piping in your lithium plant? We’ve compiled our top three tips from years of experience working on mine sites with tough lithium slurry.

Lessons Learned from 5 Lithium Plant Redesigns

Lithium slurry is tough stuff to deal with. Here are five stories from other lithium plants where they’ve redesigned their slurry piping systems to handle the severe conditions.

3 Advantages of Using Mining Hose on Bends

Ever received a lined pipe elbow on site, only to find that it doesn’t fit? It happens often—and it’s frustrating. This article discusses 3 reasons why mining hose is better on bends.

How to Bore Match Your Plant to Increase Throughput

If you’ve been putting bore matching in the too hard basket, it’s now time for a rethink. This article steps you through everything you need to optimise your system.

Muff Coupling vs Integral Flanged Mining Hose: Which Is Best?

We’ve put together this summary of the pros and cons of the two hose connections. Discover which is the better choice for your process plant.

Mining Hose: An Inside Look Into How It’s Made

Did you know that mining hose rubber turns into a semi-liquid when it's heat cured? Here we unpack the different layers of a mining hose, and how it's built.

Pros & Cons of Different Slurry Piping End Connections

There’s so much to know when it comes to end connections. So, we’ve put together this handy reference covering the most common types for mining hose and lined pipe.

4 Types of Slurry Wear: Which One is Wearing Down Your Pipes?

The key to fixing recurring leaks in slurry piping is understanding the different types of wear. In this article, we cover common wear types in detail.

The Best Places to Use Ceramic Lined Mining Hose in Your Plant

If you’re spending too much time bandaging leaky spools on slurry lines, there’s good news—there are better options out there. Find out the 3 times when you need ceramic-lined hose.

5 Lessons Learned in Slurry Pump Piping Design

Leaks, noise, vibration, and pipe misalignment are just some of the problems you'll face in your plant if you get your pump piping wrong. Find out our 5 lessons learned.

Know Your Options: A Comparison of Lined Slurry Piping

Choosing the right lined piping system for your plant is important, and there are so many options. So, we’ve compared the most common types of pipe used in process plants.

Video Guide: How to Measure a Pipe Flange

Getting the measurements for your hose or pipe flange might not always be simple. Check out this video where we show you the best way to get it done.

Video Guide: How to Measure a Hose Bend

In this video, we show you the best way to measure the internal diameter, bend angle, centre line radius, and centre to end lines, so you can get the right spool ordered every time.

A Guide to the 9 Types of Mining Hose

Selecting the right mining hose for the job can be confusing. Discover the nine most common types of mining hose and their different applications on site.

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