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Dewatering of Slimes.
Smelley-AG; Montgomery-RW; Hamner-BJ
U S Pat 4 303 532 1981 Dec; :
Slimes are dewatered by admixing with a flocculating agent, followed by mechanical manipulation to effect rapid removal of water and consolidation of the solids. The mechanical manipulation may be accomplished by tumbling the mixture through a rotating cylindrical screen or by passing it across a vibrating screen.
U.S. Pat. 4,303,532, Dec. 1, 1981; Chem. Abstr. 96:57,296N
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