Nickel ore processing plant
Crushing, screening, grinding equipment for Nickel ore processing

nickel ore crushing plant, nickel ore processing plant

Nickel ore processing equipment for sale

A fleet of crushing, screening, grinding equipment is used to process nickel ore at high efficiency and low costs.

Beneficiation equipment like feeder, crusher, ball mill, classifier, screen, rocking bed, magnetic separator, mix tank, flotation machine

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Features & Advantages:

  • High quality dressing equipment;
  • Installation Services & Automation & Instrumentation service;
  • Spare parts and consumables parts support.

Nickel mining process: crushing, milling

Nickel ore is usually mined from underground mine and some in open pit mine. The run-of-mine nickel ore will be sent to processing plant which includes crushing process, washing process, grinding process, concentration process.

Firstly, the nickel ore mined will be conveyed to a stock bin before crushing and grinding. The nickel crushing and grinding plant can handle harder nickel ore as well as increasing the plant throughput.

The outflow from the mill enters a vibrating screen and the oversize is directed to a CS series cone crusher before being returned to the mill. Screen undersize enters a ball mill/cyclone circuit before entering the flotation plant rougher cells.

After crushing and grinding process, the nickel ore will be conveyed to flotation plant. Them the nickel ore will be sent to nickel smelter or nickel refinery.

Nickel crusher:

The nickel crusher is widely used in nickel processing plant. SBM is a major nickel crusher manufacturer in China, Our nickel crusher is from primary crushing, secondary crushing to fineness crushing. The common nickel crusher are Heavy duty jaw crusher, small jaw crusher, impact crusher, spring cone crusher, CS series cone crusher, single cylinder cone crusher, HP hydraulic cone crusher and so on.

The crushing capacity of the nickel crusher can be up to 1000 TPH, the final grain size of the crushed nickel ore can be down to 2mm in diameter.

Nickel grinding mill:

Nickel mill is the major nickel milling machine to grind the crushed nickel ore. SBM can design and manufacture many types of nickel mills for nickel grinding. The common nickel mills are: ball mill, Raymond mill, MTM trapezium mill, MTW trapezium mill, ultrafine mill etc. And the ball mill is the most widely used nickel mill to grind the nickel mill.

The ore is crushed to -5 inches in primary cone crushers, then reduced to -1/2" in short head cone crushers. The ore is then ground to -100 mesh in ball mills. Using wet magnetic separators the magnetic ore is separated (pyrrhotite) and further reduced to -200 mesh in a ball mill. Classification is accomplished with screens and cyclones. The pyrrhotite is then sent to froth flotation cells, and produces a 3% nickel concentrate.

Nickel ore concentration

After mining, the sulphide nickel ores are transported to a concentrator to upgrade their nickel content. The ores are first crushed and ground, liberating the sulphide minerals from worthless rock, or gangue. The sulphide minerals are then separated from the gangue, by flotation, and dried.

Nickel Ores grade about 3% Ni content and the concentrates produced after treatment in the concentrator grade around 11% Ni. Concentrates produced at all three centres are transported to the Kalgoorlie smelter for further processing.

The extraction of nickel from lateritic ore containing 0.8 to 1% Ni, is complex with a number of process options available. The ore is subjected to high temperature pressure acid leaching followed by solvent extraction to yield nickel metal.

What our customers say:

"We take PE jaw crusher, HP cone crusher for the nickel ore crushing plant . " ---- Canada Customer

What is nickel:

Australia is the world’s third largest nickel producer, after Canada and Russia. Most of Australia’s nickel production is exported to Europe, Japan and the United States.

Nickel is usually with cobalt or copper in lateritic nickel mines ore copper-nickel mine. About 65% of nickel is used to manufacture stainless steel. Around 20% is used in other steel and non-ferrous alloys, often for specialized industrial, aerospace and military applications. About 9% is used in plating, while 6% in used in other applications, including coins and a variety of nickel chemicals.

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