In September 2020, Institute TOMS was given the latest accreditation certificates by Glencore Technology (Australia) for running UFG testing in a stirred mill – IsaMill M4.
In August 2020, Institute TOMS (Irkutsk) in partnership with Thrane Teknikk initiated testing of a fine screening technology using Derrick Stack Sizer 2SG 48-60R-1STK by Derrick Corporation.
On the 12th of May 2020, Institute TOMS received an official confirmation from JK Tech Pty that the testwork quality and the personnel competencies are in conformity with high international standards.
In June 2020, a new up-to-date laser particle size analyzer Malvern Mastersizer was installed and put into operation in Institute TOMS.
In March 2020, engineers of Institute Toms and Köppern met in Irkutsk to exchange about the challenges in iron ore concentrate re-grinding with HPGR and to perform a collaborative test work series on iron ore concentrate.
Institute TOMS acquired and put into commission a modern inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometer
Institute TOMS acquired and put into commission a modern inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES) Agilent with dual plasma view. The spectrometer enables a high-speed geochemical analysis of rocks, ores and processing products to detect content of thirty or more elements (Hg, Se, Te, As, Sb, Bi, P, Co, Ni, Cu, Pb, Zn, Mo, Cd, Mn, V, Cr, and others).