SDM at Rio Tinto Gove Australia


Rio Tinto Gove, a prominent alumina extraction facility, recognized the need to optimize their process efficiency while prioritizing safety and reliability. This case study delves into their journey of implementing Rhosonics SDM (Slurry Density Meter) technology to revolutionize density measurement in their mud extraction process, replacing traditional radioactive density meters for a safer and more accurate solution.


Since the installation of Rhosonics SDM, Rio Tinto Gove has experienced significant improvements in process control and efficiency. Real-time interpretation of trended data has replaced labor-intensive sampling processes, enabling timely adjustments and enhancing the quality of mud supplied to various parts of the plant. This has resulted in increased operational efficiency, reduced downtime, and improved overall productivity.

Instrument used
Slurry density meter

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