hydrocyclone

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hydrocyclone

[¦hī·drō¦sī‚klōn]
(mechanical engineering)
A cyclone separator in which granular solids are removed from a stream of water and classified by centrifugal force.
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The black sand separator used to quarry five hectares of coastal area in my province is still in Barangay Malimpuec, along with the magnetite stockpile.
Another method is a centrifugal-action sand separator that can remove sand, silt, and grit to a 200 screen (74 microns).