Hydrometallurgical pumps - materials and design

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 809, 1979

T. R. HEFLIN and D. B. STONE, The Duriron Company, Inc., Dayton, Ohio

The paper provides a comprehensive discussion of pump selection for the hydrometallurgical industry. Material suitability, in addition to proper size and design, will provide extended life for pumps in erosion/corrosion service.
Keywords: Hydrometallurgy, Pumps, Corrosion, Erosion, Sulphuric acid, Hydrochloric acid, Castings.