GANHE%201_edited.jpg
GANHE%201_edited.jpg

TDS is the latest generation of cost-effective X-ray sensor-based dry sorter. It has become a game-changer technology that is revolutionizing the mineral and coal processing industry. There have been over 100 installations within 3 years since product launch in 2015, and the TDS dry sorter has a wide range of applications from processing all types of coals to non-coal materials, from surface mines to underground mines, from fixed installations to mobile systems. A TDS product flyer can be downloaded here.

TDS.png

Working principle:

Feed materials, either ROM coal or ore particles, are fed onto a moving conveyor belt by the vibrating feeder. A dual X-ray source and a CCD camera (optional) mounted above the belt scan each particle on the belt. Software algorithms then identify the parties and calculate their trajectory off the belt, and a computer-controlled air jet separates target particles accordingly. All these actions happen within a very short period of time as the belt typically travels at 2.5 to 3 m/s. The computer-controlled solenoids on the air jet can open and close within milliseconds. A dust collector is equipped in the system to capture the fugitive dust generated during the separation process.

TDS%20Principle%20NEW_edited.jpg

Key features:

  • A completely dry process

  • Wide feed size range (25 mm to 300 mm) & high unit capacity (up to 380 tph)

  • High efficiency, misplacement < 3%

  • Proprietary algorithms optimized with robust hardware

  • Smart control system & unattended operation

  • Remote control and trouble-shooting over the internet, self-diagnosis.

  • Radiation safety compliance

  • Low OPEX & low maintenance

Sample performance data from a commercial TDS plant:

TDS Test.PNG

Available models:

TDS Model Selection Table 1 (feed size: 300mm-50mm)

Model
TDS12-300
TDS14-300
TDS16-300
TDS18-300
TDS20-300
TDS24-300
TDS28-300
TDS32-300
TDS36-300
TDS40-300
Capacity (t/h)
110
130
150
170
190
230
260
300
340
380
TDS belt width (mm)
1200
1400
1600
1800
2000
2400
2800
3200
3600
4000

TDS Model Selection Table 2 (feed size: 100mm-25mm)

Model
TDS12-100
TDS14-100
TDS16-100
TDS18-100
TDS20-100
TDS24-100
TDS28-100
TDS32-100
TDS36-100
TDS40-100
Capacity (t/h)
66
78
90
102
114
138
155
180
205
230
TDS belt width (mm)
1200
1400
1600
1800
2000
2400
2800
3200
3600
4000

Notes:

1. List capacity for reference only.  Actual unit throughput depends on feed characteristics and process settings;

2. Three-product TDS sorters available.