Froth Flotation (Sulphide & Oxide)

Froth Flotation (Sulphide & Oxide) 2017-03-23T09:43:25+00:00
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what is agitated column flotation? (2 replies)

10 months ago
f.hatami 10 months ago

i read a paper with title 

"Fine pyrite flotation in an agitated column cell" and have no information about this topic.

Paul Morrow
10 months ago
Paul Morrow 10 months ago


As your paper says

It is an Agitated Column...and agitation affects recovery.

This is like/similar to a recirculation column I think.

Jorge Ganoza
10 months ago
Jorge Ganoza 10 months ago
2 likes by Oberstorm and David

The recovery of fine pyrite using an agitated column cell was an investigation in the met lab. Nowadays, two of the main manufacturers of column cells provide columns equipped with recirculation pumps, which promote the collision of fine particles. This kind of column flotation cell are installed in different operations to improve the recovery of fine minerals (e.g. chalcopyrite, sphalerite). 

It important to perform tests to evaluate the performance. The mineralogical information is important too.

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