Wilfley table


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Wilfley table

[′wil·flē ‚tā·bəl]
(mining engineering)
A flat, rectangular surface that can be tilted and shaken about the long axis and has horizontal riffles for imposing restraint in removing minerals from classified sand. Also known as shaking table.
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Gravity separation testwork using Wilfley Tables indicate a good recovery of REE material in the table concentrate.
The fraction below 1 mm was upgraded at the NAGROM laboratories in Perth Australia where clays and quartz sand were rejected using two stages of hydrosizer, with the final underflow product upgraded using a Wilfley Table.
The sample was then processed on a Wilfley Table to concentrate the heavy minerals.
The Wilfley Table, an important component of the laboratory, was purchased directly from the manufacturer in London, England and is in transit to the project site.