Surface Forces in Flotation

  • S. Ramachandra Rao


The central process occurring in flotation, solid-gas bubble attachment comprises tliree steps: Thinning of the liquid film between the bubble and the particle; rupture of the liquid film; and recedence of the film, whereby liquid is replaced by air.


Dipole Moment Liquid Film Surface Force Dispersion Force Disjoin Pressure 
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  • S. Ramachandra Rao
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  1. 1.McGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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