Austral published a report about our rheological solutions in Direcmin, the Chilean mining directory.
Austral has been promoting with Arkema a new technology (Opale) for 6 years to control the viscosity (yield stress) in the stages of milling, flotation, thickening, transport of concentrates and tailings, tailings deposit management and mine backfilling.
Our goal is to make the mining plant process more productive and sustainable.
Created in 1942, Austral Chemicals is a leader in Chile in the development, production and commercialization of hygiene, cleaning and surface treatment solutions, as well as sodium and potassium silicates. Moreover, it is a partner of choice in the distribution of innovative chemical solutions and related services. Their chemical experts serve various markets such as mining, oil & gas, wood, pulp & paper, coatings, food, plastics, packaging, metal, leather, construction or home care. The company safely provides solutions that makes their industrial customers more successful and the future more sustainable.
Watch the report published in Direcmin 2022: