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Autoclave Technology

Hatch's Autoclave Technology group provides process development and design, studies and reviews, materials specification, custom mechanical design, lining design and safety reviews and commissioning of autoclaves for all metal sectors.

Process Development and Design

  • Pressure Leaching
  • Pressure Oxidation
  • Hydrogen Reduction
  • Flowsheet Development
  • Mining and Demonstration Plant Programs
  • Process Modeling

Studies and Design Reviews

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Basic and Detail Engineering
  • Procurement
  • Project and Construction Management
  • Technical Audits and Design Reviews
  • Due Diligence
  • Technical Assessments

Materials Specification

  • Common and Advanced Alloys
  • Materials Evaluation
  • Management of Corrosion Testing

Custom Mechanical Design

  • Autoclave Heat Recovery Systems
  • Direct Contact
  • Shell and Tube
  • Spiral and Hairpin
  • Autoclave Vessels
  • Horizontal
  • Vertical
  • Batch
  • Continuous
  • Autoclave Agitators
  • Oxygen Systems

Lining Design

  • Membrane Lining Systems
  • Cladding Techniques
  • Custom Refractory Lining Systems
  • Lining Evaluation
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Quality Assurance
  • Technical Consulting

Safety Reviews and Commissioning

  • Safety Reviews and Commissioning
  • HAZOP Reviews
  • Operating Manuals
  • Autoclave Plant Commissioning
  • Startup Assistance
Featured Project
Twin Creeks Autoclave Tonnage Improvement
Newmont Mining Corporation has identified an option for improving the tonnage at their Twin Creeks facility by adding a third Geho feed pump to feed each autoclave.
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Award of Merit
Dominican Republic, 2013
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Xstrata Innovation Award
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Material Services GroupMaterial Services Group

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