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Helping to Power the Copper Mining Industry

This week Adam Knudsen, Dynapower President, and Abdoul Diallo, International Sales Manager, visited ASARCO in Tucson, Ariz. to discuss future projects.  A subsidiary of Groupo Mexico, one of the major copper producers in the world, ASARCO’s copper refinery process is powered by Dyanpower’s high power rectifier.

Dynapower is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of chopper and thyristor rectifiers for mining and electrowinning applications. Most electrowinning units consist of a tank, pump, and rectifier, making Dyanpower a key piece of the process. Copper ores are placed in the tank and electrolytic solution is pumped in. Dynapower’s rectifier shocks the tank with electrical current, and the ores come together to form large plates ready for market. Read more