Jan 13, 2012 ... From its beginnings in the first decade of this century, flotation has gradually moved to a predominant role in mineral separation. Alain Kabemba, flotation process specialist at Delkor notes the major trend to treating lower- grade and more finely disseminated ores and lately the re-treatment of tailings.
tion and design of mechanical flotation cells. Cell Operation. A mechanical flotation cell essentially consists of a vessel or a tank fitted with an impeller or rotor. The impeller agitates the slurry to keep particles in sus- pension, disperses air into fine bubbles and provides an environment in the cell tank for interaction of.