what is the use of pine oil in froth floatation process of metallurgy

Asked by  | 9th Mar, 2012, 03:54: PM

Expert Answer:

It is used as a frother in the process. Frothers are surface-active chemicals that concentrate at the air-water interface. They prevent air bubbles from coalescing or bursting by lowering the surface tension of the slurry.

Answered by  | 10th Mar, 2012, 09:13: AM

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