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Coal Sector

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Client: Thiess/Peabody

Location: Burton Downs CHPP, Central QLD

Pipe Size: Gold 219 ID 20 WT

Qty: 1.6km (4 lines of 300m + spare)

Connection Type: Stub flange- Table E

Date of Purchase: September 2012

Date of install: March 2013

Summary

Results indicate that we are outperforming the previously used PE100
4 to 1 in terms of wall thickness lost per co-disposal ton, on this site.

Furthermore, as a by-product of the smoother pipe, it has been indicated
that blockage frequency was greatly reduced.

Comments

Lower velocity, lower pressure, and most significantly, lower max solid
size will provide a HUGE improvement in this
performance when compared with Steeel or PE100.

Coal Sector

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Client: Peabody

Location: Coppabella CHPP

Qty:~ 1.5km- 2lines

Connection Type: Stub flange- Table E

Date of Purchase: August 2014

Date of install: October 2014

Summary

The wear loss exhibited is similar to that of Hardened Steel. Our product being
30mm thick and the "extra strong" 250ID steel being 12.7mm means we have a lot
more wall thickness to play with prior to requiring rolling. Both being similary priced.
Should this be managed properly, the average lifespan of pipe will be 3 years (for
both lines)- rather than 1.5 years attributed to Steel.

Comments

The wear rate in straight lines was less than steel despite the high percentage of
150mm sharp rock.

The wear rate was exacerbated greatly in areas of severe misalignment.

Coal Sector

Client Details

Client: Thiess

Location: Lake Vermont, Central QLD

Summary

  • 10,000Mtrs, 350NB & 300NB Steel, Lined with 25mm
    WearPro
  • Coal Tailings, No Tailings above 50mm
  • Pressure PN25+
  • Wear results, 4:1 life on XS Steel

Magnesia

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Client: Sibelo

Location: KG1, Kunawarra Magnesia Mine

Pipe Size: Sold 297ID 15WT

Qty: 250m (trial length)- Total 2.5km

Connection Type: Stub Flange- Table E

Date of Purchase: March 2014

Date of Install: September 2014

Summary

The wear loss exhibited is half that of hardened Steel. Site was
particualrly pleased with how much lighter and easier the pipes
were to work with, including the lack of need for gaskets and
welding (all the steel is colar welded to allow for rolling, due to
high wear).

Iron

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Client: SIMEC

Location: Iron Knob & Iron Baron

Pipe Size: DN150 X 34mm WT custom sized

Qty: >4.0km

Connection Type: ANSI150

Date of Purchase: February 2017

Date of Install: May 2017

Summary

High wear rate line, involves some slack flow conditions.

Routinely operates at >5m/s (even >5.6m/s).

Comments

Performance benefits compared to PE100 have been dramatic 4x in high
wear (slack flow areas), up to 6x in lower wear rate zones.

Custom ID has allowed site to run the line harder than originally
designed, and certainly harder than would be
possible with PE100 whereby ID is constricted when moving up a
pressure grade (wall thickness).

Iron

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Client: Karara/ AnSteel

Location: Karara

Pipe Size: DN100 x 25mm WT custom sized

Qty: in plant spools.

Connection Type: ANSI#150

Date of Purchase: June 2017

Date of Install: December 2017

Summary

  • Iron Ore fines
  • Max 2000 micron
  • 2.2 SG
  • 5.5 m/s
  • 6-8 bar max

Testing occured weekly for 3d elbows, bi-weekly for 5d elbows, monthly for straignts.

Comments

Results indicate that we are outperforming the previously used PE100 substantially.

We are showing negligible wear on straight spools.

Out performing PE100 4:1 on 3D elbows and 5:1 on 5D elbows.

Mineral Sands

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Client: Tronox

Location: Cooljarloo

Pipe Size: DN650 x 23mm WT custom sized

Qty: replacing ming hose

Connection Type: Table E

Date of Purchase: September 2013

Date of Install: December 2013

Summary

  • Mineral Sands
  • Max 2000 micron
  • 2.4 SG
  • 4.5 m/s
  • 6 bar max

Comments

Product was designed specifically to wear out, with
a reduced WT. Such that we could determine an appropriate wall thickness for
extended site life. Instead, it has been operational without change since installation.

Dredging

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Client: Maritime Constructions

Location: Onslow

Pipe Size: Custom 500ID 16 bar and 10 bar MAOP.

Qty: 3.5km x 16bar + 2.5km x 10bar

Connection Type: DN500 Table D and DN550 Table E

Date of Purchase: June 2018

Date of Install: October 2018

Summary

  • Dredging
  • Variable solid size, includes coral and debris.
  • Up to 3.2 SG
  • Up to 6.2 m/s
  • 13 bar max

Comments

Product performing to expectations. Significant
improvement in pumping capacity, as well as reduction in wear
rate when compared with PE100.

Overseas Cases

Project

Liaoyang Qing Long Shan Iron Mining

Products:

Size: OD315 x 16mm OD219 x 10mm 3km

Location: Liaoning

Process type: Iron Mining Tailing

Connection type: Flanged

Since 2010

Overseas Cases

Project:

Laiyuan Jingyuancheng Mining Company

Products:

Size: OD325 x (6+10)mm 6km 2.5Mpa

Location: Laiyuan, Hebei

Process type: Iron Mining Tailing

Connection type: Flanged

Since 2015

Overseas Cases

Project:

Liaoning Hongda Iron Concentrating

Products:

Size: OD273 x 12mm 1km

Location: Liaoning

Process type: Iron Mining Tailing

Connection type: Flanged

Since 2012

Overseas Cases

Project:

Lingyuan Huasheng Mining

Products:

Size: OD273 x 15mm 3km

Location: Lingyuan, Liaoning Province

Process type: Iron Mining Tailing

Connection type: Flanges

Since 2013

Overseas Cases

Project:

Jianlong Mining

Product:

Size: OD377 x 16mm 4km

Location: Luanping, Hebei Province

Process type: Iron Mining Tailing

Connection type: Flanges

Since 2013

Overseas Cases

Project:

Qianxi Lianyou Iron Mining (shut down)

Products:

Size: OD219 x 12mm 500m

Location: Tangshan, Hebei Province

Process type: Iron Minging Tailing

Connection type: Flanged

Since 2012

Overseas Cases

Project

MaAden Phosphate

Product:

Size: DN550 and DN600 Lined Steel 1km

Location: Al Jalamid Phosphate Mine, Saudi Arabia

Running Condition: 55% w/w, 2.4 SG, 3.5 m/s