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Filtration of Asbestos and Other Solids With Magnesium Oxide.
Pres At SME-AIME Annu Mtg Las Vegas Nevada, 1980 Feb; :6 pages
Owing to its unique surface properties, magnesium oxide (mgo) is an excellent medium to filter asbestos and other suspended solids from water. Mgo operates up to twice as long as a sand filter before backwashing is required while flow rate and filtrate clarity are as good or better with mgo.
Pres. At SME-AIME Annu. Mtg, Las Vegas, Nevada, Feb 24, 1980, Soc. Min. Eng. AIME Preprint 80-108
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