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

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

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Hydrosizer and aquasizer Adventages and Disadvantages (1 reply)

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NP
3 years ago
NP 3 years ago

Hello,

Please, I need the help about the process of using hydro-sizers/aquasizers (upward water stream classification), and how the upward water stream affect the U/F PSD. Hydro-sizers are vertical and I saw them, but aquasizer looks like thickener, both machines are working in the same way. Any advantages and disadvantages would be very appreciable.
Many Thanks.

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Todd H
3 years ago
Todd H 3 years ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WX-IjGjUOh0

They both work on the same principle of elutriation, upward velocity of water overcomes the gravity pulling particles down.  The higher the flow the coarser the U/F.  There are limits of course.

Regards

Todd Harvey - Global Resource Engineering http://www.global-resource-eng.com

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