electrostatic separator


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electrostatic separator

[i′lek·trə‚stad·ik ′sep·ə‚rād·ər]
(engineering)
A separator in which a finely pulverized mixture falls through a powerful electric field between two electrodes; materials having different specific inductive capacitances are deflected by varying amounts and fall into different sorting chutes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For instance, the Hamos EKS electrostatic separator sorts mixed materials into clean, single-polymer fractions.
Orpic, the Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company, will import a 180-module Gulftronic electrostatic separator from US-based General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) Group.
US-based General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) Group, a global leader in the research, design, and manufacture of first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems, announced that it has received an order for a 180-module Gulftronic electrostatic separator for installation at the Sohar refinery of Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co SAOC (Orpic).
The covering plastic samples were a residue remaining after removing metals using an air classifier, shaking table and induction electrostatic separator. The covering plastics contained 9.45% XLPE and 90.54% PVC.
The wire chop contains about 50/50 PVC and rubber, so these materials are first separated with an electrostatic separator from hamos GmbH to yield material that's 85% PVC, 15% rubber.
in Canada offers an electrostatic separator with a large rotating charging drum.
An electrostatic separator can be used to carry out final separation if needed, Muther says.
At NPE, Carpco will run a smaller version of its HTE Series Electrostatic Separator rated at 2000-2500lb/hr.
Gas before entering the chimney are routed through two electrostatic separators using two pipes with a diameter of 3m to enter the chimney at about 25m above the ground.

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