FAQ: more on sample sizes

QUESTION G’day Ian, thank you for the effort to reply with these details. The sample is not a problem, but getting it allowed to enter Aussie is a big problem. What is the minimum / practical mass of sample required to provide a basic test on the WT.? ANSWER A 20 litre bucket full is a normal sample size, as …

FAQ: water flow when using the wavetable

QUESTION I see that the feed water from the pipe onto the table is not consistent, and would like to plug some of the holes to get a better flow from the remaining holes. What would you suggest as the best material to seal some of these holes? ANSWER I would not plug any holes up. I modify my Tables …

3 Models of the Gold Wave Table

Wave Tables are being introduced into many gold mining areas around the world. Artisanal gold miners in Philippines, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, PNG are taking up this innovative technology. Larger gold mines are using Wave Tables to perform final gold clean ups and ‘finishing’ of gold concentrates. This process obviates the need to cyanide or amalgamate with mercury. A lot …

Recovering Very Fine Gold

Who said you can’t learn something from reading ads? – especially adverts in trade magazines. And here’s an example from the gold mining industry. Follow the link and you will see Ian’s ad in the Australian Gold Gem & Treasure magazine. Naturally enough, it’s about the Micron Mill Wave Table. “Ideal for cleaning up sluice box concentrates and separating gold …

Kalgoorlie Demo for Gold Wave Table

Gold Wave Table principal, Ian Freeland, recently demonstrated the operation of the Wave Table to a group of interested prospectors and miners at Kalgoorlie. The Amalgamated Prospectors & Leaseholders Association of Western Australia (APLA) hosted the well-attended field day. This photo shows Ian demonstrating the model M8 Wave Table to a group of interested prospectors at the field day. And …