flotation


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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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Cyanide leaching of flotation concentrates indicated that in excess of 98 percent of the gold contained in flotation concentrates could be extracted using industry standard cyanide leaching conditions.
The exchange rate moved up and down quickly in the first two weeks of the flotation decision.
But the first thing a company considering a flotation should do is get its management team to ask some important questions, both of themselves and their advisers.
The batch flotation tests were conducted in Denver flotation cell.
The theory of operation is based on flotation fundamentals.
They found that fine particles exhibit poor flotation response, and, in the presence of coarse particles at low pH, a high percentage of fine particles were recovered, indicating the occurrence of fine-coarse particle aggregation ("piggy-backing") mechanism.
This unit, combined with the SF4 flotation system improves efficiency of solids recovery and flotation further.
According to the company the tests indicate that costs can be reduced by flotation at natural pH for most of the process stages, representing a significant reduction in processing costs.
The Horizontal Flotation Separator is one of the largest of its kind in the Gulf of Mexico and was built to exceed Stone Energy's produced water needs, said Josh Pellerin, chief executive officer and president, PEG.
For this not to be an obligation for a company in such a strategic position, at the centre of a flotation with huge significance for the taxpayer, is unbelievable.
The testing showed that Campoona ores across all three geologic horizons could deliver high quality fine concentrate at -75micron sizing from simple mechanical cell flotation to levels in consistently in excess of excess of 98% C.
Flotation tanks are usually dark inside, although they generally have a light switch to hand.