Dewatering: Thickening, Filtering, CCD, Water Treatment & Tailings Disposal

Dewatering: Thickening, Filtering, CCD, Water Treatment & Tailings Disposal 2017-04-04T06:57:46+00:00
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Clay Thickener (1 reply)

David Kano
2 years ago
David Kano 2 years ago

Do you know an effective solution for thickening of high clay content ore? Most deposits have a considerable amount of clay minerals. Clay minerals even in small amount cause difficult dewatering. Do you know a practical solution for thickening of high clay content ore? Thickening of high clay content ore?

JohnnyD
2 years ago
JohnnyD 2 years ago

Colloidal clays can be very difficult to flocculate and thicken due to the very high surface charges on the clay particles. Try pre-dosing with either an inorganic coagulant (calcium, iron, magnesium or aluminium salt) or an organic coagulant like poyDADMAC or polyamine.

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