These services include pilot-scale and production-scale demonstration testing of Eriez's flotation technologies, commissioning and start-up assistance, and optimization of existing flotation circuits. The key to successful on-site collaboration with customers is Eriez Flotation's team of over 25 degreed metallurgists and mineral processing engineers distributed strategically in key mining jurisdictions, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, and USA. Each local team specializes in flotation of key metals and minerals, and is supported by a team of corporate flotation experts providing additional field support to strategic customers and projects.
On-site pilot-scale testing is often conducted by Eriez Flotation to assist customers with business case confirmation and risk mitigation for flotation expansion projects, particularly when considering new or innovative flotation technologies. The specific objectives of these test programs are generally to confirm metallurgical performance and design criteria for the proposed full-scale circuit, to investigate equipment operation and maintenance over an extended trial period, and to familiarize the customer with the technology. Eriez Flotationhas an extensive in-house inventory of modular pilot-scale flotation cells and auxiliary equipment designed for ease of transport, installation, and operation at customer sites. In addition, Eriez Flotationprovides custom pilot-scale flotation equipment and complete pilot-scale flotation circuits to meet specific customer objectives and specifications.