Heating up!

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We at DAKOT are very proud of our new kiln that was installed last year. It will raise the production of our wear media tremendously to supply the large demand for DAKOT’s unprecedented wear media. We thank all the masterminds that contributed to the final product!

13th AusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference 2016

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We had the privilege to be part of the 13th AusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference 2016 in Perth, Western Australia. Inaugurated in Mt Isa in 1978, this biennial conference promotes the sharing of knowledge in operating practices for mineral processing plants, including extractive metallurgy, process control and environmental issues. The conference provided the opportunity for plant […]

Guide to ceramic materials

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Aluminum nitride — Aluminum nitride exhibits lower thermal expansion than alumina that closely matches the expansion of silicon wafers and it can be metalized, making it an ideal material for semi-conductor applications. Alumina silicate (Lava) — Alumina silicate or Lava is a machinable ceramic material. It has a high use temperature, and excellent thermal / […]

A ball mill

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A ball mill is a type of grinder used to grind and blend materials for use in mineral dressing processes, paints, pyrotechnics, ceramics and selective laser sintering. It works on the principle of impact and attrition: size reduction is done by impact as the balls drop from near the top of the shell. A ball […]