Since 1959, Mick Kies GmbH in Dierscheid has used a certified process recognised throughout Europe to obtain top-quality quartz gravel and quartz sand. During this process, the gravel is washed and appropriately processed for final customers.
Mick Kies GmbH, 54523 Dierscheid, Dodenburg plant
Gravel washing results in water with a very high loam/clay content. It must be pumped back to the system through a series of settling stages. Due to the high solids portion, the material of the pump is subjected to extremely high wear. Even more difficult is the fact that the pump has to overcome a line length of 300m.
By using our model KRS2-100 pump with stirring mechanism, it was possible to pump the water/loam/clay mixture through a long line (here, 300m) with nearly no wear and without any clogs.