The extracted copper ore will be first crushed for size reduction. Crushed ore is fed into a ball mill together with water and lime slurry. This rotating drum contains steel balls that further crush the ore to a fine powder.
When the ore slurry emerges from the mill, it is fed to a classifier. Particles that are too large to pass from the classifier are returned to the mill, while the overflow is discharged to flotation cells.
Air is injected into the flotation cells, and foaming agents are added, creating froth. Copper ore particles, due to their relatively light weight, become a part of this froth, the high grade copper concentrate, is then separated from the solution for further processing.
Copper Ore Flotation Separator
The copper ore flotation machine consists of a unique structure of vertical blades with shaped lower edges and air spread shelf. The mechanism design produces powerful radial slurry pumping to the cell wall and gives strong return flows to the underside of the impeller to minimize sanding.
In addition it is the only mechanism to give maximum slurry recirculation to the upper part of the impeller. Vertical blades eliminate slurry rotation in the tank. This feature makes the copper flotation separator is distinct from other beneficiation machine. SBM is a global copper flotation separator supplier; we also provide various types copper separation machine for sale.
Copper Ore Processing and Separation Machine
Copper ore processing is to upgrade the raw materials to achieve its economic value. There are various types of equipment involves in the copper ore beneficiation process, such as copper ore flotation machine, jaw crusher, impact crusher, cone crusher, ball mill, high pressure mill, vibrating screen and feeder, filtering machine, gravity separator, magnetic separator, thickener, dryer, belt conveyor etc.