Physical Separation in Science and Engineering

Physical Separation in Science and Engineering / 2004 / Article

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Volume 13 |Article ID 602847 | https://doi.org/10.1080/00207390410001710717

Laurens van Kooy, Marieke Mooij, Peter Rem, "Kinetic Gravity Separation", Physical Separation in Science and Engineering, vol. 13, Article ID 602847, 8 pages, 2004. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207390410001710717

Kinetic Gravity Separation

Received16 Mar 2004
Revised08 Apr 2004

Abstract

Separations by density, such as the separation of non-ferrous scrap into light and heavy alloys, are often realized by means of heavy media. In principle, kinetic gravity separations in water can be faster and cheaper, because they do not rely on suspensions or salt solutions of which the density must be tightly controlled. Test results of a prototype kinetic gravity separator in combination with suitable size classification techniques show promising results for particle sizes between 2 and 10 mm.

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