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Manganese Ore

Manganese Ore operation in Australia.

1 Situation

Single-deck scalping screen box running woven wire media causing severe pegging issues, resulting in downtime and production losses.

2 Problem

A manganese mining operation suffered from severe pegging using traditional woven wire screen media.

  • Extensive pegging issues.
  • Shutting down daily to clean media.

3 Solution

Switched to FLEX-MAT Type D with 2½" (63mm) opening.

  • Eliminated pegging and downtime.
  • Reduced oversize material.

4 Benefits

  • FLEX-MAT  increased production by 140 TPH.

  • Oversize to crusher nearly eliminated.

  • Greater wear life and open area due to the OptimumWire used.

The operation ran over 2 years without stopping to clean the screen media.