Seymourville Frac Sand Project - Manitoba, Canada - page 19

Claim Post Resources – CPS -V
Optimizing Tier 1 Sand Quality
Problems Identified
• Washed sand
• API Solubility 1.5%
• 3% Locked Grains
• 3% Angular Grains
• Each 1% removed
Solution
Soft autogenous grind
• Harder grind - 3kwh/t
Optimized grind
Solutions tried
• 40/70, 7k, 99.3% SiO
2
• API Acid test; HCL, H
2
SO
4
• Pyrite and Feldspar Flotation
• Mag, Hydrosizer & Cyclones
• Increases 1,000psi Strength
1kwh/t – 8k, 40/70
• 7k, sand size reduction
1.3kwh/t – Tier 1 Sand
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