flocculant

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flocculant

[flok′yoo͡lənt]
an agent or substance that causes flocculation.
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Caption: Material is automatically dosed with flocculants again when it enters the discharge pipe, before being conveyed to a containment area.
The automatic powder metering accessory known as Cocly, can adjust the flocculant powder automatically.
Speacilty mining chemicals can be classified into four categories based on their functions namely; grinding aids, solvent extractants, flocculants and flotation chemicals (frothers and collectors).
After the addition of P(AM-DMC-MMA), these small floes began to aggregate into larger agglomerates due to the adsorption bridging effect of organic flocculants, giving accelerated rates of sedimentation.
Micromac's DAF unit injects flocculants into the effluent stream in order to coagulate the particles.
The process involves separation of biomass from lactate and lactic acid-containing fermentation broth by; a) subjecting the fermentation broth to an alkalifying step, b) adding one or more flocculants, and c) separating the biomass flocs from the lactate and lactic acid-containing fermentation broth.
Songwon is a producer of antioxidants and heat stabilizers for the plastics industry, as well as plasticizers, lubricants, surface coating agents, polyurethane, antioxidants, alkyl phenols, biphenol, flocculants, and other chemicals.
Flocculants cause the particles, or the waste that remains in the water after the processing, to combine so that they settle more quickly and are more easily filtered.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 10, 2006 - (JCN) - TOAGOSEI and Mitsui Chemicals (MCI) jointly announced on February 8 that the two companies and Mitsui Chemicals AquaPolymer (MAP), a wholly owned subsidiary of MCI, have reached a basic agreement to integrate their polymer flocculants business.
other products in order of sales revenue are organic flocculants, inorganic flocculants, scale inhibitors, oxidizers and biocides, pH adjusters, odor control, ion exchange, activated carbon, chelates, and defoamers.
Project leader, Dr John Farrow, said: "These flocculants are long molecular chains like spaghetti that attract fine particles of sediment.