flocculant


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flocculant

[flok′yoo͡lənt]
an agent or substance that causes flocculation.
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Yerington goes on to explain that a meter on the pinch valve reads the width of the valve opening, allowing the automated flocculant system to properly dose the solids again as the material enters the discharge pipe.
The flocculant CATCS was mixed with 50 mL Cr(VI) solution.
Superfloc and Superfloc HX flocculants are specific to the Bayer alumina process, while Aerofloc are general flocculants to thicken and clarify ore pulps, concentrates and waste suspensions.
This was the situation when the plant operators conducted polymer dewatering tests before placing the flocculants contract out for bid.
Flocculant dosage, and floc formation and preservation, are integral to their success and de-aeration and automated instrumentation are necessary for their successful operation.
Figure 5 shows the effects of flocculant dosage on the oil removal effect for oily wastewater treatment with P(AM-DMC-MMA), P(AMDMC), and PAC as the flocculant, respectively.
Papermaking is a challenging application for water-soluble flocculants because the pulp suspension is subjected to very high hydrodynamic forces that tend to break down the polymer and destroy the bonds between fillers and fibres formed by the flocculants.
Based on the easy approachability model (EAM), the most effective flocculants are those that allow suspended particles to easily approach the polymer flocculant [4-6].
Chest radiographs showed diffuse alveolar flocculant infiltrates in most cases (2,3).
Flocculant supply for treatment of liquid and solid phases in water treatment plants (eta).
The grafted amylopectin is found to be the best flocculant for various kinds of industrial effluents, providing credibility to the above-ci ted model.
The addition of a flocculant allows papermakers to substitute lower quality furnish and increase filler loadings because of its high bridging mechanism, Schmitt added.