Paste Backfill Design App

mXrap’s Paste Backfill Design app is designed to help engineers to do the following:

  • Calculate paste fill volumes and bund capacities
  • Assess the fill stresses and stability for vertical and horizontal exposures
  • Analyse UCS test results and fit a strength prediction model
  • Assess the pressure and friction profile of the paste reticulation path

Principal authors: Stuart Tierney

Contributing authors: Matthew Heinsen Egan, Dan Cumming-Potvin

Tierney, S 2021, mXrap software app, Paste Backfill Design, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth,

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Update to Paste Backfill Design app

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NEW APP – Paste Backfill Design

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