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Dilution considerations for the rapid flotation of coal.
Advances in filtration and separation technology: new filtration and separation equipment, annual meeting of the American Filtration Society, May 10-14, 1992, Chicago, Illinois. Peters-RW, ed. Des Plaines, IL: Cahners Publishing Company, 1993 Jan; 6:462-475
This study investigated the effects of water dilution on the multi-stage rapid flotation system. The study indicated that the dilution of the feed streams caused by additional water added from the bubble feed stream has little effect on the concentrate grade or recovery. However, the results in tables VII and VIII suggested that the capacity can be increased with no adverse effect on the concentrate grade or recovery by increasing the initial percent solids. Evidence also suggested the overflow fraction should be considered when determining the relative importance of the concentrate grade and recovery in a rapid flotation system. A lower overflow fraction resulted in a higher concentrate grade while a higher overflow fraction resulted in a higher recovery.
Mineral-processing; Minerals; Metal-compounds; Metal-mining; Metal-refining
Advances in filtration and separation technology: new filtration and separation equipment, annual meeting of the American Filtration Society, May 10-14, 1992, Chicago, Illinois
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