flocculate


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form into an aggregated lumpy or fluffy mass

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cause to become a fluffy or lumpy aggregate

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1b), indicating that kaolinite was easier than montmorillonite to flocculate. The reverse trend above 10 mg [L.sup.-1] concentration might have been caused by gradual charge reversal (Theng 1982; Seybold 1994).
New work suggests, however, that adding a tiny amount of salt to turbid water causes the suspended clay particles to flocculate and sink to the bottom of the bottle, leaving clear water that can be decanted and subjected to the SODIS method.
If the aliphatic fraction of the oil reaches a threshold limit, then asphaltenes begin to flocculate and precipitate.
Wild yeast does not flocculate, but modern strains have developed this important ability.
SYSTEM FLOC-360 [R] is used to flocculate clays and shales encountered in drilling operations and facilitate disposal of water-based drilling fluids.
Flash mixture tank where the effluent is quickly mixed with alum to get better coagulation and clariflocculator, where it is mixed with polyelectrolyte to flocculate and settle the suspended particles.
The tests indicate that slurries of Lake Chandler flocculate and settle well in a CCD circuit with commercially available flocculants thereby allowing removal of the soluble salts with a reasonable water consumption.Initial leach tests conducted on alunite samples from Lake Chandler indicate that approximately 90% of the potash in Lake Chandler can be successfully dissolved under relatively mild conditions (approximately 60 minutes leach time at 160DEG and 1000-2000kPa) using ammonia as the leachant in a standard autoclave system.
According to a report by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the clay particles flocculate or bind the suspended organisms together in the water and settle them on the seabed where they become inactive.
In the presence of type F chemical at ~ 5 ppmv, the dispersed species tended to flocculate (Figure 5).
The transport of biological molecules (bacterial metabolites= haemagglutinine, flocculate) through BNT (Biological nanotubes)= fimbriae= pili must be logically and realistically approved to define the cause of bacterial adherence made by BNT= fimbriae = pili, [1-4].
Salinity--electrical conductivity of water (ECw)--and sodium content or sodicity--exchangeable sodium percent (ESP)--of irrigation water especially influence to what extent soil particles remain together or separate (flocculate and deflocculate).
The small, flat shape and charge properties of clay particles cause the individual particles to flocculate together into small stacks or clumps.
Many clarifiers coagulate, but not all completely flocculate. For example, synthetic polymers are petroleum-based and therefore cannot remove or floc oils.
Many retention aids increase the tendency of fibers to flocculate, which can cause uneven sheet formation.
A visible flocculate creates conductive paths through the SMC part.