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This website was created by Andrew Falconer as a marketing tool for his metallurgical consulting business TiTan Metallurgical Services (TTMS), and to provide free introductory information to persons interested in the following subjects:

 

 · mineral, silica and iron sands processing

·  tin, tungsten and tantalum processing

·  gravity separation

·  magnetic separation

·  electrostatic separation

·  screening, classifying and dewatering

·  metallurgical accounting

 

Andrew has a Bachelors Degree BSc (honours) in Minerals Engineering from Birmingham University, UK, graduating in 1973, and a Masters Degree M.Min.Tech from Otago University, NZ, graduating in 1979.

 

Andrew has since accumulated over 35 years experience in these subjects, and has had many metallurgical roles in operations and development, primarily in the titanium (mineral sands), tantalum, tin and tungsten mineral processing industries, both in Australia and overseas.

 

Andrew's areas of expertise include flow sheet development, pilot plant operations, plant commissioning, process optimisation, sampling & metallurgical accounting and operator training.

 

Since 2004 Andrew has been assisting primarily the mineral sands, silica sands, iron sands, tantalum, tin and tungsten processing industries as an independent self employed metallurgist under the name of TiTan Metallurgical Services (TTMS).

 

The PORTFOLIO page of this website, provides brief summaries of the projects that TTMS has been involved in from 2004 to date.

The MINERAL, SILICA AND IRON SANDS page provides information on the physical properties of these minerals, the mining and processing methods involved and a listing of current major operating mines with links to the latter.

The TIN, TUNGSTEN AND TANTALUM page provides information on the physical properties of these minerals, the mining and processing methods involved and a listing of current major operating mines with links to the latter.

The GRAVITY SEPARATION page provides information on the types of gravity separators used, including links to manufacturers, separation principles, operating variables and process diagrams.

The MAGNETIC SEPARATION page provides information on the types of magnetic separators used, including links to manufacturers, separation principles, operating variables and process diagrams.

The ELECTROSTATIC SEPARATION page provides information on the types of electrostatic separators used, including links to manufacturers, separation principles, operating variables and process diagrams.

The SCREENING, CLASSIFYING & DEWATERING page provides information on the types of screens, classifiers and dewaterers used, including links to manufacturers, separation principles, operating variables and process diagrams.

The METALLURGICAL ACCOUNTING page provides information on sampling, mass flow measurement and recovery calculations

The CONTACT TTMS page provides details for contacting Andrew at TTMS, should you require further information on the services that TTMS can offer.

 

 

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