• Hydrocyclone Working Principle
    ClassificationPurposeMechanismOperationEffectsExampleSignificanceThe third type of classification used in mining is the Hydrocyclone, commonly called a Cyclone. Unlike the others it has no moving parts and is worked in conjunction of another piece of equipment, a pump. To understand the Hydrocyclone Working Principle we must first know its components. Beginning at the top, there is the OVERFLOW DISCHARGE.
  • Analysis of swirling flow in hydrocyclones operating under

    The present study focuses on the analysis of swirling flow in hydrocyclones operating under dense flow regimes having the following objectives: • Development of a modeling scheme based on the strong foundation of physics of fluid flow and particle–fluid interactions. •

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  • Computational study of the flow characteristics and

    As the flow in the mini-hydrocyclone falls in the laminar/transitional flow regime with an inlet Reynolds number of the order of 10 2 –10 3, this study used a fine mesh to obtain a direct numerical simulation (DNS) of the flow field. The fluid flow equations for mass (Eq.

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  • Hydrocyclone Wikipedia

    A hydrocyclone (often referred to by the shortened form cyclone) is a device to classify, separate or sort particles in a liquid suspension based on the ratio of their centripetal force to fluid resistance.This ratio is high for dense (where separation by density is required) and coarse (where separation by size is required) particles, and low for light and fine particles.

  • The Numerical Modelling of the Flow in Hydrocyclones

    multi-component flows according to their accurateness and relevance to the various flow regimes in hydrocyclones is undertaken. The issue of experimental validation is crucial to provide confidence in hydrocyclone flow-field models and the current state of experimental data is examined. Finally,

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  • US5110471A High efficiency liquid/liquid hydrocyclone

    A high efficiency small diameter hydrocyclone for separating liquid/liquid constituents of a mixture. An effective separation portion L e of the hydrocyclone separation chamber begins at a small diameter throat D T where acceleration and velocity of the mixture cease to increase. This effective portion L e ends at the underflow outlet from the separation chamber, and has an area to volume

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  • TECHNICAL NOTES 3 Hydraulic Classifiers Mineral Tech

    hydrocyclone will give rise to higher values of m. and k and lower values of n. Experimental observations have shown that the ratio vr/v is independent of total flowrate at every point inside the hydrocyclone and the assumption of turbulent flow (equation 3.10) indicates that d50c

  • US5071557A Liquid/liquid hydrocyclone Google Patents

    A high efficiency hydrocyclone for separating liquid constituents of a mixture wherein one constituent is a dispersed phase in another continuous phase constituent. The separation chamber of the hydrocyclone is configured such that a first steep tapered or curved portion progresses to a second less steeply tapered or curved portion with the beginning of such second less tapered portion being

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  • Final Report Affinity-Based Hydrocyclone Filter for Oil

    Second, we examined the internal flow structures within liquid-liquid separation hydrocyclones with parabolic and hyperbolic wall profiles of the swirl chamber to explore how these two geometries affect the reverse flow vortex core, short circuit flows, and the separation efficiency.

  • (PDF) Design and fabrication of cyclone separator

    Design and fabrication of cyclone separator. Mass flow rate of cold water, mc = Density x Volumetric flow rate of cold water (kg/s) 4. Specific heat of cold water at bulk temperature, Cpc = J

  • Velocity field in a cylindrical hydrocyclone SpringerLink

    The flow in a cylindrical hydrocyclone is investigated at moderate Reynolds numbers. Such a flow regime is realized in a hydrocyclone when, for example, certain solid particles are separated. The...

  • (PDF) Design and fabrication of cyclone separator

    Design and fabrication of cyclone separator. Mass flow rate of cold water, mc = Density x Volumetric flow rate of cold water (kg/s) 4. Specific heat of cold water at bulk temperature, Cpc = J

  • OPTIMIZING THE HYDROCYCLONE FOR BALLAST WATER

    OPTIMIZING THE HYDROCYCLONE FOR BALLAST WATER TREATMENT USING COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS Schematic showing hydrocyclone flow and operation. 5 3. Turbulence modelling As a result of this aspect of the flow regime within the cyclone a CFD test

  • Optimizing the hydrocyclone for ballast water treatment

    treatment using computational fluid dynamics 222 Optimizing the hydrocyclone for ballast water treatment using computational fluid dynamics As a result of this aspect of the flow regime within the cyclone a CFD test case was employed to validate the appropriate turbulence model usage. The test case used was a

  • (PDF) Analysis of swirling flow in hydrocyclones operating

    Analysis of swirling flow in hydrocyclones operating under dense regime Article (PDF Available) in Minerals Engineering 31:32-41 · May 2012 with 26 Reads How we measure 'reads'

  • Influence of the Regime of Flow of Particles from a

    The influence of the presence of an air column in a hydrocyclone and the regime of flow of particles through its discharge orifices on the separation characteristics of the hydrocyclone was investigated.

  • A CFD simulation of a single phase hydrocyclone flow field

    The hydrocyclone internal flow structure The hydrocyclone flow structure may be classified into primary and secondary flow A CFD simulation of a single phase hydrocyclone flow field by M.F. Dlamini*, M.S. Powell†, and C.J. Meyer* Synopsis The hydrodynamics of a hydrocyclone

  • Influence of the Regime of Flow of Particles from a

    Abstract The influence of the presence of an air column in a hydrocyclone and the regime of flow of particles through its discharge orifices on the separation characteristics of the hydrocyclone was investigated. It was established that the flow of heavy particles through the lower discharge orifice of the hydrocyclone in the case where its

  • CiteSeerX — Effect of Crude Oil Particle Elasticity on the

    CiteSeerX Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract—The separation efficiency of a hydrocyclone has extensively been considered on the rigid particle assumption. A collection of experimental studies have demonstrated their discrepancies from the modeling and simulation results. These discrepancies caused by the actual particle elasticity have

  • Published in: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of CheAuthors: Monpilai H Narasingha · K Panasuppamassadu · P Narataruksa
  • VAPOR-LIQUID SEPARATION Thermopedia

    The flow regime in the incoming stream doesn't matter. When they are used within their design envelope, they effectively separate 99 percent of the liquid. Drops that are less than 10 microns in diameter are not usually separated. The pressure drop in these separators tends to be larger than in other kind because the characteristic velocity is

  • Hydrodynamic Simulation of Cyclone Separators

    Hydrodynamic Simulation of Cyclone Separators 245 of the interactions between the two phases. Accordingly, a classification based on the importance of the interaction mechanisms has been proposed (Elghobashi, 1994). Depending on the existence of mutual, significant interaction between particles, two different regimes

  • Genesis Hydrocyclone™

    New Genesis Hydrocyclone™ The involute swept entry design produces a smooth, ribbon like flow regime inside the cyclone for reduced turbulence & sharper classification. A broad range of Linatex Cyclone sizes and configurations assures optimum equipment selection.

  • The Numerical Modelling of the Flow in Hydrocyclones

    The attempt to systemize various approaches for multi-component flows according to their accurateness and relevance to the various flow regimes in hydrocyclones is undertaken. The issue of experimental validation is crucial to provide confidence in hydrocyclone flow-field models and the current state of experimental data is examined.

  • (PDF) Exploration of hydrocyclone designs using

    Design #4, 75-mm hydrocyclone for which the flow rate of water in shown in Fig. 2(d), is an improvement of design #3 and the inlet was 1.2 kg/s and the solid concentration was an exploration of the cone-angle effect on the classifi- 4.8% by wt. Six novel designs are presented in this paper.

  • Hydrodynamic Simulation of Cyclone Separators

    Hydrodynamic Simulation of Cyclone Separators 245 of the interactions between the two phases. Accordingly, a classification based on the importance of the interaction mechanisms has been proposed (Elghobashi, 1994). Depending on the existence of mutual, significant interaction between particles, two different regimes

  • CFD Simulation of Flow in a hydrocyclone Using Fluent

    CFD Simulation of Flow in a hydrocyclone Using ANSYS Fluent Software. This separator is based on the vortex force produced by its helical body, which, unlike the simple appearance of the machine, does not have an engine, blade, and movable and electric parts.

  • Genesis Hydrocyclone™ Cramix

    New Genesis Hydrocyclone™ The involute swept entry design produces a smooth, ribbon like flow regime inside the cyclone for reduced turbulence & sharper classification. A broad range of Linatex Cyclone sizes and configurations assures optimum equipment selection.

  • Flow Regime Research Papers Academia.edu

    Flow regulation has reduced the exchange of water, energy, and materials between rivers and floodplains, caused declines in native plant populations, and advanced the spread of nonnative plants. Naturalized flow regimes are regarded as a means to restore degraded riparian areas.

  • (PDF) Exploration of hydrocyclone designs using

    Design #4, 75-mm hydrocyclone for which the flow rate of water in shown in Fig. 2(d), is an improvement of design #3 and the inlet was 1.2 kg/s and the solid concentration was an exploration of the cone-angle effect on the classifi- 4.8% by wt. Six novel designs are presented in this paper.

  • Influence of the Regime of Flow of Particles from a

    Abstract The influence of the presence of an air column in a hydrocyclone and the regime of flow of particles through its discharge orifices on the separation characteristics of the hydrocyclone was investigated. It was established that the flow of heavy particles through the lower discharge orifice of the hydrocyclone in the case where its

  • Hydrocyclone Separation of Targeted Algal Intermediates

    Hydrocyclone operational costs compare with competing unit operations; lower capital input are where gains may be realized Best use of hydrocyclones may be to augment existing technology for early phases of dewatering Laboratory-optimized hydrocyclone operation field tested and verified at an outdoor algal production facility

  • Numerical Simulation of Flow Field Characteristics and

    domain, boundary layer and flow regime change. Therefore, it is necessary to study the flow field performance. In this study, numerical analysis and experimental methods were used to study the internal flow field characteristics of the double-overflow-pipe hydrocyclone and the particle size distribution characteristics of the different products.

  • EVALUATION OF MASS TRANSFER IN A NOVEL HOLLOW

    explores the flow regime involved in hydrocyclones. In the new hybrid module configuration, a hydrocyclone conical geometry is combined with the hollow fiber membranes placed in the central region. This new module configuration allows a spiral type flow around the membranes and the centrifugal field reduces the

  • VAPOR-LIQUID SEPARATION Thermopedia

    The flow regime in the incoming stream doesn't matter. When they are used within their design envelope, they effectively separate 99 percent of the liquid. Drops that are less than 10 microns in diameter are not usually separated. The pressure drop in these separators tends to be larger than in other kind because the characteristic velocity is

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  • Upstream Systems for Gas, Oil, Produced Water and Sand

    flow rate, operating pressure and flow regime, without los-ing control of the quality of the separated phases. Technology The Sulzer HiPer TwinLine™ is a patented compact inline separator designed for removing liquid from gas (separa-tor/scrubber design) or gas from liquid (degasser design) in two stages. It can be used as stand-alone unit or in

  • A CFD simulation of a single phase hydrocyclone flow field

    The hydrocyclone internal flow structure The hydrocyclone flow structure may be classified into primary and secondary flow A CFD simulation of a single phase hydrocyclone flow field by M.F. Dlamini*, M.S. Powell†, and C.J. Meyer* Synopsis The hydrodynamics of a hydrocyclone

  • Final Report Affinity-Based Hydrocyclone Filter for Oil

    Second, we examined the internal flow structures within liquid-liquid separation hydrocyclones with parabolic and hyperbolic wall profiles of the swirl chamber to explore how these two geometries affect the reverse flow vortex core, short circuit flows, and the separation efficiency.