Diamonds are hydrophobic (repel water) and readily adhere to grease or oil. A Savana mining industrial grease table uses these physical properties to separate diamonds from alluvial gravels or kimberlite concentrate.
Savana grease tables can be used as a final or secondary recovery circuit for diamonds. The grease table has proved highly beneficial in recovering more valuable Type II stones that do not respond well to X-ray sorters.
The proven choice for artisinal and small-scale mining in Africa and South America. The Savana washplant can be found from the gem-fields of Tanzania to Brazil and is globally recognized.
Our clay scrubbing Savana trommels can be supplied mounted on mobile chassis, portable skid base or modular frame and are manufactured in unit sizes up to 500 Tons/Hr.
Proven Excellent Recovery of >98% – Jigs have improved alluvial recovery by 5% to 40% where they have been installed in existing operations. Gold recovery has been in the 100-270 mesh size range with gemstones down to 2mm.