The Eriez Flotation Division (EFD) provides advanced engineering, metallurgical testing and innovative flotation technology for the mining and minerals processing industries. This division is a new operating entity combining the minerals processing expertise of Eriez and its subsidiary, Canadian Process Technologies (CPT). Strengths in process engineering, equipment design and fabrication have enabled the EFD to assume a leadership role in meeting increasing global demands for minerals flotation systems.
Applications for EFD equipment and systems include, but are not limited to, metallic and non-metallic minerals, bitumen recovery, fine coal recovery, organic recovery (solvent extraction and electrowinning) and gold/silver cyanidation. The company’s product line encompasses flotation cells, gas spargers, mini-pilot plants, slurry distributors and flotation test equipment. EFD has designed, supplied and commissioned over 800 flotation column systems worldwide for cleaning, roughing and scavenging applications in metallic and non-metallic processing operations. And it is a leading producer of modular column flotation systems for recovering bitumen from oil sands.
EFD has also made significant advances in fine coal recovery with flotation systems to recover classified and unclassified coal fines. The group’s flotation columns are used extensively in many major coal preparation plants in North America and internationally.
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