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Froth Flotation

Synopsis
Explains the technique of froth flotation used in concentrating minerals from low-grade ores. Hydrophobicity and flotation are shown at laboratory scale, then at pilot-plant scale, finally in industrial application in the separation and concentration of individual minerals from mixed low-grade ores.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats b&w. 17 min.
Year of production
1969
Availability
Sale
Uses
First year mining engineering students. Industrial training. Also useful in school or first-year chemistry in demonstrating hydrophobic action and surface active agents.*
Subjects
Technology
Keywords
froth flotation; minerals; mining; ores

Credits

Director
Trevor A Scott
Producer
Michael Clarke
Contributor
Olav Mellgren

Production Company

Name

University of London Audio-Visual Centre

Notes
Closed down.

Distributor

Name

British Universities Film & Video Council

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
Notes
The BUFVC’s distribution library of videos and DVDs includes Samuel Beckett’s EH JOE! starring Patrick Magee, and two series of InterUniversity History Film Consortium films which make extensive use of archive footage. NB The IUHFC films have been digitised for free, online viewing by UK HE institutions - see British Universities Film & Video Council InterUniversity History Film Consortium Films (qv).

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