The determination of the size distribution of ferrosilicon powders

Napier-Munn, T. J. (1985) The determination of the size distribution of ferrosilicon powders. Powder Technology, 42 3: 273-276. doi:10.1016/0032-5910(85)80064-4


Author Napier-Munn, T. J.
Title The determination of the size distribution of ferrosilicon powders
Journal name Powder Technology
Publication date 1985-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0032-5910(85)80064-4
Open Access Status
Volume 42
Issue 3
Start page 273
End page 276
Total pages 4
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Ferrosilicon powders suspended at a high concentration in water are widely used as media in dense-medium separation processes for mineral and coal beneficiation. The size distribution of these powders is a critical parameter in defining the performance of a medium, due to its influence on the sedimentation and rheology of the medium. Commercially manufactured ferrosilicon powders are therefore marketed in different grades corresponding to different size distributions.

In the course of an experimental study of a dense-medium cyclone 123, four methods of determining the size distribution of both atomised (spherical) and milled (irregular-shaped) ferrosilicon were investigated. This note compares the results obtained with the different techniques...
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre Publications
 
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