Froth Flotation

Froth flotation is a process for selectively separating hydrophobic materials from hydrophilic. This is used in several processing industries. Historically this was first used in the mining industry.

Read more about Froth Flotation:  History, Principle of Operation, Science of Flotation, Flotation Equipment, Mechanics of Flotation, Specific Ore Applications

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Foam Fractionation - History
... Foam fractionation is closely related to the allied process of froth flotation in which hydrophobic particles attach to the surface of bubbles which rise to form a pneumatic (i.e ... Froth flotation is typically used to separate coal particles from ash or particles of valuable minerals from gangue material ... It was research into the froth phase of froth flotation conducted at the University of Newcastle, Australia, specifically into the prediction of liquid fraction and liquid flux in a pneumatic foam ...
Copper Extraction Techniques - Hydrometallurgical Extraction - Oxide Ores
... In general, froth flotation is not used to concentrate copper oxide ores, as oxide minerals are not responsive to the froth flotation chemicals or process (i.e ... Copper oxide ores have occasionally been treated via froth floatation via sulfidation of the oxide minerals with certain chemicals which react with the oxide mineral particles to produce a thin rime of sulfide (usual ...
Froth Flotation - Specific Ore Applications
... filtration Crystallization Cyclonic separation Dialysis (biochemistry) Dissolved air flotation Distillation Drying Electrochromatography Electrofiltration Filtration Flocculation Froth flotation Gravity ...

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