Development of Solids-Handling a Pipeline

CIM Bulletin, 1964

T. R. Young  Colorado School of Mines Research  Foundation, lnc.,  Golden, Colorado 

This paper traces the various stages in the development of a solids -handling pipeline. A p•reliminary evaluation is first made through the use of published Iiterature, and then laboratory tests and small-diameter pipe loop tests are made. The latter are important in minimizing the pilot-plant and large-scale pumping tests which must be carried out. The technical and economie feasibility of the proposed pipeline can then be evaluated, with due consideration for the over-all system.
Keywords: Feasibility, Golden, Colorado, magnetite, pipeline, slurries, viscosity, Information, Laboratory, Pipe, Pipeline, Pipelines, Pumping, Slurries, test, Tests