TECHNOLOGY

FlowCentric unveils Heatshield spontaneous combustion solution

South African mining technology firm, FlowCentric launched its latest innovation, Heatshield, to address spontaneous combustion in coal piles.

 Heatshield is a liquid that is administered to coal to prevent oxidation.

Heatshield is a liquid that is administered to coal to prevent oxidation.

Due to its combustible nature, coal has the potential to ignite spontaneously when exposed to air and moisture. "The oxidation process generates heat when coal comes into contact with oxygen," the company...

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