The medium in continuous-vacuum filtration: M38-8/64E-PDF

"The filter is an apparatus designed to hold the filter medium. At such a medium takes place the entire liquid-solid or gas-solid separation process. Hence, the medium is really the essence of filtration. Yet, the medium, an originally clean porous substance with trapped solids in it, is perhaps the most neglected part of filtration research. Basically three problems prevail at the medium: penetration of solids and their blinding of the medium and the influence of such blinding on the resistance to flow; the behavior of the medium in long-term repetitive filtration; and the filter effect phenomenon whereby the flow rate, on filtering an apparently clear liquid through a medium decreases with time. This study undertakes to investigate these fundamental processes"--Abstract, p. 1.

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Department/Agency Natural Resources Canada. Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources. Mines Branch.
Title The medium in continuous-vacuum filtration
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Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
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Note Cover title. "Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, New York, N.Y., February 25-29, 1968." Historical publication digitized from print 2017 [by Natural Resources Canada].
Date 1968.
Number of Pages 27 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • M38-8/64E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 300143
Subject Terms Metals, Minerals, Processing