SKF Spandau Pumpen at Chuquicamata
SKF provides a variety of solutions and products used in different parts of Chuquicamata’s production process. At the concentrator plant, where the copper ore is pulverized, several SKF products and services help to reduce maintenance costs and increase reliability and safety. These also include Spandau Pumpen (a brand of SKF):
Spandau Pumpen has developed LMPscrew pumps especially for mining applications, based on long-term experience in design and production of pumps for several machine tool applications. Screw pumps for oil circulating systems used in mining machinery must be very sturdy. Sand, chips and other contaminants are common in mining applications where ordinary screw pumps very quickly become damaged and start to fail. Spandau LMP screw pumps are the perfect solution for an open pit mine's ball mill, Our competitor's pumps usually failed after a few months, but Spandau screw pumps are still working today. High availability through maximum reliability.