Plastic Launders in Mineral Processing

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 69, No. 774, 1976

M. A. Keogh, General Manager (Eastern Canada), Dom-X Plastics Limited, Toronto, Ontario

This paper reviews the physical properties that make low-density polyethylene the most practical and economical material for launder fabrication in the majority of mine and mill applications. The basic design features and use of other launder materials are also discussed.
Keywords: Plastics, Launders, Mineral processing, Polyethylene, Flotation.