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Universal Flotation Reagent Produced from Plant Waste

  • S. Yefremova
  • L. Bunchuk
  • Yu. Sukharnikov
  • E. Li
  • A. Niyazov
  • S. Shalgimbayev
  • Yu. Hain
  • A. Zharmenov
Conference paper

Abstract

Rice husk-based flotation reagent was produced as alternative of modern expensive universal flotation reagents. Its collective properties were estimated in a comparison with modern collector named TM 067 Danafloat. It was determined that the collector consisting of 50% of TM 067 Danafloat and 50% of the new flotation reagent allows increasing the content of the lead to 0.20% in the lead concentrate and zinc to 0.38% in the zinc concentrate during the increase of metal recovery. The use of the new flotation agent even in the composition with TM 067 Danafloat will lead to a significant economic effect taking into account the ratio of their cost and the productivity of the concentrated factory.

Keywords

Rice husk Enrichment Flotation agent Lead–zinc ore 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Project No. 2252/GF4) for the financial support of the current work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Yefremova
    • 1
  • L. Bunchuk
    • 1
  • Yu. Sukharnikov
    • 1
  • E. Li
    • 2
  • A. Niyazov
    • 2
  • S. Shalgimbayev
    • 2
  • Yu. Hain
    • 3
  • A. Zharmenov
    • 1
  1. 1.National Center on Complex Processing of Mineral Raw MaterialsAlmatyKazakhstan
  2. 2.«Kazmekhanobr» State Scientific Production Association of Industrial EcologyAlmatyKazakhstan
  3. 3.ICMD International Corporation of Metal and Alloy Development Holding GmbHHannoverGermany

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