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GRAVITY SEPARATION [2 records]

Record 1 2001-12-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Water Treatment (Water Supply)
CONT

Separation of bulk oil in gravity separation tanks.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Traitement des eaux usées
  • Traitement des eaux
CONT

Un traitement physique de déshuilage par séparation gravitaire dans des déshuileurs longitudinaux.

Spanish

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Record 2 1999-08-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Processing of Mineral Products
  • Mineral Processing (Metallurgy)
OBS

The Jig has no effective competition in gravity separation of finely sized feeds containing heavy minerals -- technically defined between 50 mesh and 400 mesh. Particles less than 0.3 mm will pass through a 50 mesh screen, while 0.04 mm particles pass 400 mesh. Competing commercial scale gravity systems treat plus 100 mesh size particles.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Préparation des produits miniers
  • Minéralurgie (Métallurgie)
DEF

Procédé se séparation faisant appel à la différence de densité entre deux minéraux.

OBS

On utilise, par exemple, la spirale de Humphrey pour séparer le fer de sa gangue.

Spanish

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