On the Conditions of Clogging in a Hydrocyclone

  • J. Dueck
  • L. L. MinkovEmail author


Experimental data on the flow boundaries of a barite suspension depending on its concentration and volume flow rate for a 10 mm high-pressure hydrocyclone were presented. Computer simulation of phase separation in the high-pressure hydrocyclone was performed for a concentrated suspension. Qualitative agreement between the results of numerical modeling and experiment on the conditions of clogging of the hydrocyclone underflow was obtained.


hydrocyclone clogging concentrated suspension experiment numerical modeling 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Erlangen-Nuremberg UniversityErlangenGermany
  2. 2.German-Kazakh UniversityAlmatyKazakhstan
  3. 3.Tomsk State UniversityTomskRussia

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