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flo·ta·tion

(flō-tā'shŭn),
A process for separating solids by their tendency to float upon or sink into a liquid.

flo·ta·tion

(flō-tā'shŭn)
A process for separating solids by their tendency to float upon or sink into a liquid.
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Abdelrahman and Khaled [6] attempted to process the shale of the Qusier and Safaga regions, Egypt, by froth flotation with no satisfactory results.
The effect of different surface treatments on the recovery of PET, PVC, and PS by froth flotation was studied.
The first successful industrial-scale application of froth flotation was at Broken Hill, Australia, in 1905 for the recovery of fine-grained sphalerite from gravity separation tailings.
The froth flotation process is capable of separating ABS and HIPS from the mixture in purities greater than 98 percent, according to Argonne.
This mixture will then undergo froth flotation and pass to a high energy vertical mill filled with a grinding medium such as a hard silicate or zirconate.
In addition to the presentation, technical experts and business leaders from Clariant Mining Solutions were on site to showcase Clariant's contribution to froth flotation and mineral processing.
The machine has had a successful impact in several sectors of the industrial minerals market for the collection of very coarse particles that were once believed to be unrecoverable by froth flotation technology.
The low-grade ore was upgraded by selective sequential froth flotation technology to recover both minerals.
A long list of particular technologies and substances of potential use are then discussed, including packed-bed capillary microscopy, Jameson cells, gelling agents, ethylene oxide oligomers, water/surfactant/hydrocarbon colloid, froth flotation, interfacial tension measurement, varieties of surfactants, and structural force analysis.
More than 100 plants in West Virginia use froth flotation.
An investigation into benefication of Jordanian El-Lajjun oil shale by froth flotation // Oil Shale.