Grinding & Classification Circuits

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Hydrocyclone efficiency (1 reply)

AR
6 months ago
AR 6 months ago

What corellation between efficiency hydrocyclone and valuable mineral lost in tail? What corellation between grind size P80 overflow product of cyclone and valuable mineral lost in tail?

Thank you

Zander Barcalow
6 months ago
Zander Barcalow 6 months ago

In a rougher flotation circuit:

if you are more than 55-60% liberated on your target mineral = a coarser or finer P80 will not immediately matter.

If you are say 80% liberated = coarser P80 may reduce your tailings loses improving kinetics. 

If you are under 55-60% liberated = coarser generally increases your tailings loses.

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