froth flotation


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froth flotation

[¦frȯth flō′tā·shən]
(engineering)
A process for recovery of particles of ore or other material, in which the particles adhere to bubbles and can be removed as part of the froth.
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Abdelrahman and Khaled [6] attempted to process the shale of the Qusier and Safaga regions, Egypt, by froth flotation with no satisfactory results.
The effect of different surface treatments on the recovery of PET, PVC, and PS by froth flotation was studied.
The first successful industrial-scale application of froth flotation was at Broken Hill, Australia, in 1905 for the recovery of fine-grained sphalerite from gravity separation tailings.
This mixture will then undergo froth flotation and pass to a high energy vertical mill filled with a grinding medium such as a hard silicate or zirconate.
The PVC and PET particle mixture after treatment with alkaline solution can be successfully separated into two products using the froth flotation technique.
Zigmond Processing features a heavy media vessel, heavy media cyclone, reflux classifiers and froth flotation and has processing capacity of 1,200 tons per hour.
oil shales by froth flotation // Sixteenth Oil Shale Symposium Proceedings.
Standard froth flotation to produce a copper-gold concentrate (with a concentrate grade of 17% copper and 20 g/t gold).
The samples have responded well to conventional froth flotation procedures, producing high ratios of precious metal concentration.
Concentration of the playa was done at a 10 to 1 ratio using gravity concentration, froth flotation, and magnetic separation yielding results of greater than 1.