APC is a manufacturer and an engineering company providing products and services both for industrial and laboratory use. The production site is situated near Frankfurt/Main in Germany. For the mining industry we offer a range of products from sampling over preparation to fully automated on-line analyzing systems.
Our products include analyzers for process control or in-field laboratories, sample preparation units, the SOLAS on-line sampling and analyzing system and customized solutions, which are combinations of different preparation units and SOLAS.
APC has developed an energy dispersive X-ray analyzer. The main highlights of this analyzer are:
This analyzer is available in two different versions: as a process analyzer (electronic device and measurement probe are separated) and as an "in-field" laboratory desktop version.
APC offers equipment for sample preparation. Our products include two hammer mills, an air mill and a sample dryer.
These mills cover a wide range of mass flows and grain sizes achieved after milling.
APC produces a smart on-line analyzer for bulk material, which is running in 12 applications in Europe (mining, power plants). The proven and reliable product is very useful for the on-line sampling and analysing of any bulk material like lignite, cement, coal etc.
The integrated X-ray analyser X-PLORER 9000 delivers a data set of the required analytical parameters every minute.
Due to its innovative sample conveying system SOLAS can easily be installed at locations, where other sampling systems have problems due to space restrictions. One big advantage is the possibility to take samples from up to six different sampling points (maximum distance 50m).
An example for a customised solution is the latest installation in a German open pit lignite mine. This system is combined using APC products:
One container includes a two-step milling for sample preparation. The other container is equipped with SOLAS.