Use of Bleaching Clays in Water Purification

Use of Bleaching Clays in Water Purification

Table of ContentsAdvantages of Bleaching ClayUse of Clay at AtlantaConclusionAcknowledgments Bleaching clays have been used extensively in the oil-refining industries for a number of years. Their use in water purification is relatively recent and less extensive. They are frequently classified as (1) those naturally active and (2) those active after artificial activation with acid. Fuller’s … Read more

Ball Mill Grinding

Table of ContentsBall Rod and Pebble MillsBall LoadsScreens and FlakinessUnits of SurfaceBatch and Continuous Grinding ComparedBatch Ball Milling at Various Speeds and Ore ChargesBest Wet  and Dry Batch Ball MillingSelection of Volume of Ball Loads in Continuous Dry Open Circuit GrindingNonferrous Media and Steel Balls ComparedSillimanite BallsTetrahedrons and Spherical Balls ComparedBattered Reject Balls and New … Read more

How to Remove Quartz & Impurities from Refractory Clays

Table of ContentsPhysical and Chemical CharacterBeneficiationDetermination of Firing PropertiesLaboratory InvestigationsSandy Flint Clay A. P. G. 1Physical and Chemical CharacterBeneficiationWet-Table and Wet-Cyclone ConcentrationDetermination of Firing PropertiesSandy Flint Clay H.-W. 2 Physical and Chemical CharacterBeneficiationWet-Table and Wet-Cyclone ConcentrationDetermination of Firing PropertiesSandy Plastic Clay A, P. G. 3Physical and Chemical CharacterBeneficiationWet-Table and Wet-Cyclone ConcentrationDetermination of Firing PropertiesPyritic Plastic … Read more

Fine Grain Lead Zinc Sulfides Flotation

Table of ContentsThe OresPhysical CharacterChemical DescriptionLaboratory StudiesNabob OreHighland Surprise OrePend Oreille OreLiberal King OreSidney OreDouglas Ore This investigation has shown that lead and zinc sulfide minerals, in pulps containing particles all less than 9 microns in size, may be selectively recovered by froth flotation. All but one of the samples yielded lead concentrates-containing at least … Read more

Explosives Explosions and Flames

Table of ContentsResearch and Technologic ActivitiesExplosion, Flame, and. Combustion ResearchCombustion StudiesIgnition StudiesResearch on Explosion Hazards in Operations Involving Flammable Gases and LiquidsDetermination of Flammability Characteristics of Individual CompoundsExplosives Research and TestingApplied ResearchFundamental Explosives ResearchEvaluation of Explosives and Blasting DevicesExperimental Coal Mine and Dust Explosions ResearchExperimental Coal MineDust Explosion Galleries and ChambersDust Explosion LaboratoriesMeetings and ConferencesExplosion, … Read more

Spectrograph Analysis of Tungsten

Table of ContentsScope and Outline of MethodEquipmentExperimental Effect of Germanium Added to TungstenVolatilization StudiesX-Ray Analyses of ChargesDetails of the MethodPreparation of Standards and SamplesProcedureOperating ConditionsResults of Analyses One of the main advantages of this method for estimating impurities in tungsten is that the analysis is performed on the metal. Ideally, samples and standards should be … Read more

How to Separate of Tantalum from Columbium

Table of ContentsMaterialsExperimental Procedure and ResultsSmall-Scale TestsInitial CoextractionSeparation of Tantalum from ColumbiumProcedure for High-Columbium MaterialsProcedure for High-Tantalum MaterialsAssay Procedure for Equal Amounts of Tantalum and ColumbiumSeparation of Tantalum from Columbium in Special CasesReuse of SolutionsRecycling Feed SolutionsReconditioning Methyl Isobutyl KetoneRate of Transfer TestsLarge-Scale TestsApparatusProcedure and Results for Mixer-Settler ColumnStepwise Tests, Mixer-Settler Column with Gravity Feed … Read more

How to Operate a Blast Furnace

Table of ContentsExperimental FacilitiesExperimental OperationsDiscussion of Results The experimental blast furnace has attracted increasing interest during the past decade as a practical means for investigating a broad range of blast-furnace smelting problems. Under experimental-furnace conditions, information can be obtained with less expenditure of time and raw materials and, therefore, at lower cost than comparable information … Read more

Phosphorus Pentoxide Content Determination Method

Table of ContentsMaterials and EquipmentDescription of MethodDetermination of Best Fitting CurvesAccuracyPossible Improvement The precipitate method described herein is advantageous because of its rapidity and relative simplicity. This method eliminates the standardization of reagents, second filtration, washing of precipitate, and dissolving of ammonium phosphomolybdate precipitate, all of which are required in the titration step of the … Read more

Nuclear Reactor Simulation

Table of ContentsDescription of the LoopInduction-Heated Simulated Nuclear Reactor (ISR)Helium-Recycle CompressorDust FilterHelium-Purification SystemPerformance of ISR System During 1,000-Hour TestInduction-Heated Simulated Nuclear ReactorHelium-Recycle CompressorHeat ExchangerDust FilterHelium-Purification System Construction of a 250-p.s.i.g. helium-recycle system to operate with gas temperatures as high as 2,500° F. appears feasible. More development work is required, however, on heat exchangers and compressors. … Read more