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Sulphuric Acid on the WebTM Technical Manual DKL Engineering, Inc.

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Sulphuric Acid on the Web

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Sulphuric Acid Plant Specifications
 

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Acid Plant Database July 21, 2010

Owner Minara Resources

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Location Western Australia
Australia
Background Formerly Anaconda Nickel
Website www.minara.com.au
Plant Murrin Murrin
Coordinates* 28º 46' 4" N, 121º 53' 32" E
Type of Plant Sulphur Burner
Gas Source Elemental Sulphur
Plant Capacity 4400 MTPD
4500 MTPD (2008)
SA/DA 3/1 DA
Status Operating
Year Built 1998
Technology MECS
Contractor MECS/BOS Australia
Remarks 2007 - Acid plant refurbished during major shutdown (ref. 2007 4th quarter report)
- outstanding 'legacy' issues that were holding back production were resolved
- Superheater 1B replaced
- Both blowers replaced.  Original blowers were Scheile
- Additional acid storage capacity added
- Gas/gas heat exchanger replaced
- Emergency shutdown system added to acid plant
- Acid plant now able to achieve nameplate capacity
Pictures    Minara-Resources-1.JPG (66683 bytes)  Minara-Resources-2.JPG (37709 bytes)  Minara-Resources-3.JPG (111062 bytes)  Minara-Resources-19.JPG (75676 bytes)  Minara-Resources-20.JPG (67057 bytes)
Construction

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Superheater 1B

Minara-Resources-21.jpg (31765 bytes) - Superheater 1B is enclosed to capture leaking gases

2007 Shutdown

Acid Storage Minara-Resources-4.JPG (63415 bytes)
Superheater 1B Minara-Resources-5.JPG (39146 bytes)  Minara-Resources-6.JPG (34413 bytes)  Minara-Resources-7.JPG (28078 bytes)  Minara-Resources-8.JPG (22986 bytes)  Minara-Resources-9.JPG (24209 bytes)
Blower Minara-Resources-10.JPG (36153 bytes)
Cold Interpass Heat Exchanger Minara-Resources-11.JPG (29035 bytes)  Minara-Resources-12.JPG (18308 bytes)
Common Absorber Pump Tank Minara-Resources-13.JPG (48723 bytes)  Minara-Resources-14.JPG (50507 bytes)
Sulphur Furnace Minara-Resources-15.JPG (34240 bytes)
Blower Ducting Minara-Resources-16.JPG (44249 bytes)
HRS Tower Distributor Minara-Resources-17.JPG (21286 bytes)  Minara-Resources-18.JPG (14998 bytes)

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MTPD - Metric Tonne per Day           STPD - Short Ton per Day
MTPA - Metric Tonne per Annum      STPA - Short Ton per Annum
SA - Single Absorption
DA - Double Absorption
 

* Coordinates can be used to locate plant on Google Earth