Dense Media Separation

Ferrosilicon Products

Dense Medium Separation

Dense medium separation (DMS), also known as Dense Media Separation, is a process where a suspension of dense powder in water is used to form a type of ‘heavier liquid’ to separate mineral particles in a sink-float process. Many modern dense media plants use this technology because it is both flexible and allows upgrading of resources thereby increasing overall profitability of the resource.

The correct application of the DMS technology can increase the recovery of minerals and diamonds and increase the separation efficiency of the scrap metal recycling process.

  • Atomised FeSi

    Coarse, Fine, Cyclone 60, Cyclone 40, DMS 70

  • Milled FeSi

    65D, 100D, 150D, 270D, 270F

Why DMS Powders?

Ferrosilicon powders for application in dense media separation

The reason why dense media separation is profitable is because it allows for the upgrading of previously unsaleable product to be upgraded into saleable product. Milled and Atomised Ferrosilicon powders are used in the dense media separation process. Separation efficiency is increased with the use of consistent quality Ferrosilicon. DMS Powders  provides ferrosilicon powders for the application in dense media separation technology. Our powders are produced through a highly sophisticated production process, enhanced and optimised since 1949. We are the specialists in dense medium separation powders and world leading ferrosilicon producers.

The benefits of using DMS Powders ‘ milled and atomized ferrosilicon during dense media separation at your plant or mine:

  • Efficient separation
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Magnetic properties that allows easy recovery and de-magnetisation
  • High specific gravity
  • Economical operating costs DMS Powders uses a highly sophisticated production process and is able to give you the    results you need by using strict quality control standards. 

    Contact DMS Powders today and make sure that you are getting the commercial benefits out of your mining company that you need!
  • Atomised FeSi

    125kg steel drums on pallets, 1mt bags

  • Milled FeSi

    250kg plastic drums on pallets, 1mt and 2mt bags

  • Bags

    can be placed on pallets upon request

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