grease table

grease table

[′grēs ‚tā·bəl]
(mining engineering)
An apparatus for concentrating minerals, such as diamonds, which adhere to grease; usually a shaking table coated with grease or wax over which an aqueous pulp is flowed.
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fully automated grease table diamond recovery plant.
In addition, a grease table was installed to treat concentrate, which had been treated by the Company's primary production sortex machine.
A grease table recovery system will be operational by mid week.
The remainder of the total sample, along with tailings from the first 60 percent will be processed for diamonds on the Survey's grease table.
After many of the indicator minerals are extracted and the entire bulk sample is processed, the final concentrates will all be processed across the Survey's grease table in an attempt to extract diamonds.
There are currently only two grease tables operating in the Ekati processing plant.
Sample material was processed on site using a trommel-jig plant and a set of grease tables.
The diamond-bearing concentrate will be delivered in sealed concentrate bins to a secure building containing grease tables for the final recovery of diamonds.
Gravel recovered by the dredge is being processed using an interim system of pans and grease tables.
Furthermore, the fully automated sorting room with dual grease tables was constructed and is currently being prepared for shipment to the mine site in Guinea.
agency is equipped with grease tables used for extracting diamonds.