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Flocculation studies on iron ore fines using synthetic polymeric flocculants

Natarajan, KA and Upadhyaya, Ramesh (1986) Flocculation studies on iron ore fines using synthetic polymeric flocculants. In: Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 39 (6). pp. 627-636.

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Abstract

Califloc is an efficient flocculant for hematite ore fines. Addition of $CaCl_2$ improves settling rate and clarity significantly at alkaline pH; at acidic pH no addition of Ca is necessary to achieve flocculation. The sequence in which Ca and the flocculant are added is an important factor for the efficiency of flocculation. At higher pH, added Ca strongly interacts with the flocculant.

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Keywords: Flocculation studies;synthetic polymeric flocculants.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2008
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2014 07:47
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/13687

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