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Variety Of Release Agents Available In The Mining Industry

Aug 27th 2014 at 3:22 AM

There are some issues, which often pop up during mining operations. The major problems are related to sticking and freezing of the various mining products that lead to hazardous results to mining production business. However, there are companies, which specialize in producing release agents (blend of fluids), which are able to enable mining clients by evading their concerns regarding such issues. The best part of these release agents is that they are used for mining as well as processing aspects to eliminate some potential problems and ensure smooth mining operations.

Let’s discuss some of the release agents used in the mining industries. Side Release Agent is most commonly used for conveyor belts and rail cars, both during summers and winters. The products help in preventing coal or other materials from getting frozen to truck beds, rail car interiors, etc. Easy to use, this release agent is a viable choice indeed.

Conveyor Belt Wetting Antifreeze is another usable release agent as applied for various purposes in the mining industry. This is a non-toxic de-icing or belt wetting anti-freeze compound produced by companies, which have the infrastructure to build such release agents. The biggest plus point is that the material is absolutely safe, non-hazardous and totally compatible with propylene glycol and ethylene, which are glycol based belt wetting fluids. Tested for quality, the product is found to retain stability, as well as low viscosity at a temperature of -50 Celsius.

Freeze Conditioner Type 1 is yet another release agent, which is ideally used to thwart coal, coke or other types of aggregates from freezing to conveyor systems, truck boxes, rail cars, etc. There is another Type 2 Freeze Conditioner, which is a USP grade glycerin that has properties to provide a freezing temperature, which can be as low as 40 Celsius. This release agent comprises of proprietary surfactants and also other blended products to cater the benefits as required for smooth operations in the various parts of the mining industry.

Cost-effective, Eco Friendly Tire Ballast Antifreeze easily replaces salt or glycol based tire ballast fluids. It is a non-toxic release agent available for application in the mining industry. The product is technologically developed; glycerin based and is environmentally friendly. It’s less corrosive nature to metal makes it highly demanding. Tested and certified for stability, the product can retain its fluidity even at -50 Celsius.

The market has many companies technically equipped to produce such release agents, but the best in the lot is aware of three main features- quality, health and safety; and sustainability. Remember, an ideal company is always striving to maintain the best innovative standards, highest level of integrity, competitive pricing structure, etc. Also, these release agent products ensure health and safety for all customers from and related to the mining industry.

About the Company:

Novamen Inc. is a privately held company and was started in 2010. With over 30 years of combined knowledge and experience in these markets, the founders are building the company with the intention of offering products and services to industrial clients that go beyond those of traditional chemical companies. Operating in Alberta, Novamen Inc. focus is primarily to industrial, oil, natural gas and mining industries throughout Canada. Visit to learn more about the chemical solutions you need more accessible, efficient, and cost effective than it has ever been.

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