Geco Flotation Cells. More ores are treated using froth flotation cells than by any other single machines or process. Non metallics as well as metallics now being commercially recovered include gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc, iron, manganese, nickel, cobalt, molybdenum, graphite, phosphate, fluorspar, barite, feldspar and coal.
Prominer can provide SF series self priming flotation machine and XCF/KYF series pneumatic flotation cell which are mainly used. for the recovery and upgrading of sulfide ores such as cooper ore, lead amp; zinc ore, gold ore, silver ore, nickel ore. And it can be also used in some non sulfide ores include fluorite, graphite, quartz, tungsten ...
Abstract. Gold flotation is often overlooked as a processing option as the precious metal is viewed as being associated with the sulphide particles present in the ore, even when a proportion of the gold is free. Gold does float readily, however, and the free gold can be selectively floated away from an ore containing sulphides.
It was describe by the use of 600 series of flotation reagents which were developed primarily for the purpose of depressing carbonaceous and siliceous slimes in the flotation of gold ores. Carbonaceous material not only greatly increases the bulk and moisture content of a flotation concentrate, but its presence makes cyanidation of the concentrate difficult or impossible owing to reprecipitation of the gold during treatment.
Froth flotation works by exploiting the hydrophobic properties of gold molecules. First, ore is ground into an extremely fine powder. The powdered ore is mixed with water to create a slurry, which is mixed with surfactants to increase the golds hydrophobicity. This mixture is placed into a large tank filled with distilled water.