Some Aspects of the Thermodynamics of Flotation

Fuerstenau, D. W. ; Raghavan, S.
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 45
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1976
This paper presents a brief summary of some of the thermodynamic aspects of flotation processes. Thermodynamic considerations that control interfacial and wetting behavior in mineral/water/air systems are discussed. Particular attention is given to the thermodynamics of collector adsorption.
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