- Large capacities
- 24/7 operation
- Automated ice production and distribution
- Multi point ice delivery
- Comply with German chemical industry safety standards
- Ammonia and Freon R404A available
Down at 3000 m below surface, excavating activities generate heat, where rock temperature already reaches 60 °C.
For minors who work there for prolonged time periods, the workspot should be cooled to more acceptable temperatures in the range of 28 °C. KTI ice cooling systems provide far more cooling energy than water cooling plants traditionally used at higher work levels. A kg of ice absorbs substantially more energy than a liter of cold water and therefore ice systems use at least 80 % less pumping energy.
Ice Systems for the Mining Industry
The KTI mine cooling system is installed at ground level with no heat rejection below. It complies with the highest safety standards and is designed with the best possible energy-efficiency.
Energy-efficient Plate Ice Plants (PLIP)
The ice making capacity required for mines is considerable and can exceed 2000 tons/day. KTI provides PLIPs that operate with a more favourable range (evaporating at -12 °C) than a FLIP, with an improved performance coefficient (Qo/Qe well above 3). The PLIP 200 designed by KTI just for this application, enables annual savings of several millions of kWh.
Furthermore, the higher density plate ice drops down in a fluid way and travels better than light flake ice over a 3 km distance.
Pneumatic Ice Conveyors
KTI pneumatic ice conveyors enable remote delivery to multiple vats with fast delivery speeds.
KTI snow plants make snow in all kinds of weather.