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Achieve superior quality classification in all mineral processing applications with Multotec’s range of classification cyclones.  Rubber or ceramic wear resistant linings protect the cyclone’s inner – contributing to extended life of equipment.

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Materials of construction:

Our modular range of cyclones is designed with construction materials ranging from polyurethane to high chrome. These specifically reduce wear for particular applications.

  • Rubber or ceramic lining for maximum wear protection
  • Single, double, and multiple stage cyclone configurations
  • Unique scrolled evolute inlet head design

Multotec has revolutionised cyclone design!

Cyclone Design

Multotec’s scrolled evolute inlet head designs have revolutionised cyclone design!

Through extensive testing and simulations, Multotec has proven that the scrolled evolute inlet design has a higher capacity when compared to other inlet configurations.

This design, which has been field tested in real conditions, substantially reduces vortex finder wear, thereby reducing operating costs while maximising cyclone efficiency.

The scrolled evolute inlet head also:

  • Provides maximum efficiency of separation
  • Reduces misplacement of product
  • Enables cost-effective beneficiation solutions 
  • Minimises turbulence

The superiority of this cyclone design has been confirmed by Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis.

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Optimising your cyclone’s performance 

CFD – or Computational Fluid Dynamics – uses numerical methods to detect and explain challenges, like fluid flow for example, experienced with your cyclone. Multotec provides CFD as part of its offering, as it helps you understand cyclone behaviour and thereby optimise its performance.

Unique design

Multotec’s unique classification cyclone design incorporates engineering that makes it possible to alter several components – either during the design phase or subsequent to installation. This ensures that the cyclone meets every customer’s exact performance requirement – a major market differentiator.

The vortex finder controls the cyclone’s cut point allowing for more or less overflow material and finer or courser particles. This selection option makes it easier to control the cyclone’s performance and fine tune the product requirements.

Additionally, Multotec can accommodate varying spigot diameters and achieve optimum overflow densities without changing the entire cyclone design. The Multotec spigot has a parallel throat design, enabling it to maintain the correct spigot opening over a longer time period.

New generation spigot 

Spigots on Multotec’s cyclones feature Multotec’s a new generation 4-start thread adapter for quick and easy spigot removal. It is compatible with both polyurethane and ceramic spigots, has a coarser self-cleaning thread and, unlike the traditional single-start thread, it allows for multiple turns.

Overflow elbows

Multotec successfully implemented a process that allows them to completely rubberline HDPE overflow elbows.

 The fully rubberlined elbows, available on request only, are lined with 6 mm thick natural rubber for all cyclone sizes up to 750 mm diameter. All cyclone sizes larger than 750 mm diameter will be lined with 10mm thick natural rubber.

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More than a mineral processing equipment supplier

At Multotec, we provide more than processing equipment, but constantly strive to assist you in achieving overall business excellence. This is why when you partner with Multotec, you don’t just get a diversified product offering, but form a relationship based on product refinement, a true understanding of process flow sheets and field service and maintenance – ensuring that together we will create a solution that is suited specifically to your individual needs and that will optimise your process and lower your overall operating costs.

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Regional Availability

This is available to the global market.

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High Capacity Classification Cyclones

Our high capacity classification cyclones are manufactured with a mild steel shell that is either lined with replaceable rubber liners, vulcanising rubber (HC range) or ceramic tiles (HA range) according to your application requirements.

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Polyurethane Cyclones (VV)

Our polyurethane (VV) hydrocyclones offer the most cost-effective solution for fine cut-point classification applications.

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Stacker Cyclones

Our stacker cyclones are ideally suited to applications where maximum underflow densities are required and the tonnage of solids handled by the spigot fluctuates.

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Mill Circuit Cyclones

Mill circuit cyclones produce better separation efficiencies with minimal particle misplacement which ultimately optimises the downstream beneficiation process

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