centrifugal classification

centrifugal classification

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl ‚klas·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
A type of centrifugal clarification purposely designed to settle out only the large particles (rather than all particles) in a liquid by reducing the centrifuging time.
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