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MINERALISED FROTH [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Processing of Mineral Products
  • Mining Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
DEF

In flotation, the bubbles which rise from the froth loaded with particles of desired mineral. They are said to be armored with their adherent film of particles.

Key term(s)
  • mineralised bubbles

French

Domaine(s)
  • Préparation des produits miniers
  • Génie minier
  • Génie chimique
CONT

Une cellule de flottation est une cuve au fond de laquelle une turbine à arbre vertical placé dans un tube brasse la pulpe et y introduit des bulles d'air aspiré ou soufflé par le tube. Les bulles récoltent le minerai en remontant à la surface, où elles se rassemblent en une écume minéralisée que l'on évacue par débordement.

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