Electrostatic Benet iciation of Coal in Fluidized Beds

CIM Bulletin, 1970

K. I. BURGESS, I. INCULET and M. A. BERGOUGNOU, Faculty of Engineering Science, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont.

This paper describes the electrostatic methods of separating various minerals, reviews the principles of fluidization and outlines the technique of electrostatic sorting in fluidized beds. The application of the method to t he benefaction of coal is emphasized.
Keywords: chemical engineering, electrostatic, Fluidized Beds, froth flotation, The University of Western Ontario, Coal, Electrodes, Engineering, Fluidized bed, Fluidized beds, mineral, minerals, Ontario, particles