Review of Jigging Principles and Control

Lyman G.J. (1992) Review of Jigging Principles and Control. Coal Preparation, 11 3-4: 145-165. doi:10.1080/07349349208905213


Author Lyman G.J.
Title Review of Jigging Principles and Control
Journal name Coal Preparation
ISSN 1545-5831
Publication date 1992-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/07349349208905213
Volume 11
Issue 3-4
Start page 145
End page 165
Total pages 21
Subject 1500 Chemical Engineering
1909 Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
2102 Curatorial and Related Studies
2103 Historical Studies
2210 Mechanical Engineering
Abstract The jig in its variety of forms applied in coal preparation has been a major unit in coal washeries for one hundred years; yet the principles of jigging are still less well understood than those governing many other coal preparation unit operations. Jig control has also been viewed as an art rather than a science until recently. This review considers some of the history of jigs and the theories that have been advanced to explain their operation. Special emphasis is placed on discussion of the means of control of jigs, starting from the traditional means and working towards the novel methods that have been proposed recently. It is clear that our understanding of jigs and the means by which they will be controlled in the future will benefit from our rapidly increasing engineering computational power and will make much fuller use of microprocessor control and modern instrumentation.
Keyword automatic control
instrumentation
jig theory
Jigs
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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