Flotation

Flotation (historically spelled floatation) involves phenomena related to the relative buoyancy of objects. The term may refer to:

  • Flotation, any material added to the Hull of a watercraft to keep the hull afloat
  • Flotation (archaeology), a process to separate plant remains from soil during an Excavation
  • Flotation process, in process engineering, a method for the separation of mixtures
  • Froth flotation, a process for separating hydrophobic from hydrophilic materials
  • Dissolved air flotation (DAF), a water treatment process
  • Induced gas flotation, a water treatment process that clarifies wastewaters (or other waters) by the removal of suspended matter such as oil or solids
  • Floatation (song), a 1990 electronic music song by The Grid
  • Flotation, an initial public offering of stocks or shares in a company
  • Flotation therapy, a technique which uses isolation, a device used to prevent drowning

Other articles related to "flotation":

Clarification And Stabilization Of Wine - Clarifying Wine - Flotation
... The winemaking technique of flotation was adapted from the froth flotation process used in the mining industry for ore refining ...
Mann Egerton Type H - Development
... Other features were the use of flotation chambers and a float attached to the underside of the fuselage for extra buoyancy ... However, in autumn 1917, the aircraft failed flotation tests, and a new aircraft prototype, the Type H Mk I with single bay wings was drawn up ... The Mark II version had inflatable flotation bags in place of the large float on the Mk I, a more conventional undercarriage and a horn-balanced rudder ...
SNS Reaal - Flotation
... At the flotation, SNS REAAL also gave out about 25 million new shares, this yielded €415 million ...
Deinking Process - Deinking Stage
... Several processes are used, most commonly flotation or washing ... Flotation deinking Froth flotation was adapted from the flotation process used in the mining industry in the 1960s ... Often most of the collector is added to the inlet of the flotation ...