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SINK FLOAT SEPARATOR [1 record]

Record 1 2002-11-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mining of Organic Materials
  • Processing of Mineral Products
  • Mining Equipment and Tools
  • Mineral Processing (Metallurgy)
DEF

A device for the cleaning of coal on a commercial scale using a dense medium.

OBS

The separation may be made by gravity or by the use of centrifugal force. [Definition standardized by ISO.]

OBS

dense medium separator: term standardized by ISO.

Key term(s)
  • dense-medium separator
  • heavy-medium separator
  • heavy medium separator

French

Domaine(s)
  • Exploitation de matières organiques (Mines)
  • Préparation des produits miniers
  • Outillage et équipement (Exploitation minière)
  • Minéralurgie (Métallurgie)
DEF

Appareillage de lavage du charbon à échelle commerciale, utilisant un milieu dense.

OBS

La séparation peut être facilitée en utilisant la gravité ou la force centrifuge. [Définition normalisée par l'ISO.]

OBS

séparateur à milieu dense : terme normalisé par l'ISO.

Spanish

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