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Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

On-line version ISSN 2411-9717
Print version ISSN 0038-223X

Abstract

JIA, X.; WILLIAMS, R.A.  and  SELOMULYA, C.. Three-dimensional measurement and simulation of the dewatering behavior of flocs and sediments using X-ray microtomography. J. S. Afr. Inst. Min. Metall. [online]. 2008, vol.108, n.10, pp.607-612. ISSN 2411-9717.

The ability to perform three dimensional imaging at micronscale resolution of real mineral floc sediments and structures using commercially available Micro X-ray Tomography (XMT) instrumentation can be used for the analysis of aggregates and granules, liberation and dewatering of sediments. This paper presents a review of recent work by the authors relevant to the mining and minerals industries. It covers three main topics: X-ray imaging of agglomerates and multi-component mineralic particles,, permeability of sediments, and dissolution of granules with potential application to heap leaching.

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