Lump Ore – Transfer Chute Design



Material: Iron Ore
Status: 2016
Solution: StallFlow Chute and SmartFlow Deflector

Gulf provided full design services and on-going technical support for the Transfer Chute project. The particular chute allows for lump material (-32mm) at >6,500tph. Previous chute rebuild time was every 12 weeks. Gulf technology allowed a current maintenance interval time >52 weeks.

This provided:

  • Spoon sample cutter installed in head chute
  • Flow & wear control achieved using StallFlow technology
  • Ceramic lined SmartFlow deflector, providing optimum flow
  • Independent scrapings chute
  • Cassette modular style rotable maintenance system
  • Hard skirts eliminated as part of Gulf design