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August 1, 2011
The Sweco Hydrocyclone Systems provide an economical and effective method for removing solid particles in the 4 to 100+ µm range from slurries. Hydrocyclones typically make finer separations than are practical with screening...
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May 1, 2011
Due to their simplicity of construction, lack of moving parts, ability to operate at a wide range of temperatures and pressures, low capital and operating cost, cyclones have been the workhorse for gas-solid separation in a wide variety of industries. If properly designed and installed, cyclones can be used to control particulate emissions as low as 5 microns in size, and sometimes to smaller sizes in...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/sep_gas_solid_and_liquid_solid/cyclones/Harnessing-the-Power-of-a-Cyclone_7990.html
April 26, 2011
[Originally published in the May 1995 issue of Chemical Engineering] Cyclone dust collectors have been used - and misused - all over the world for more than 100 years. One reason for the misuse is a common perception among users that all cyclones are ``created equal'' - that is, as long as a cyclone resembles a cylinder with an attached cone, it will do its job. However, to maximize separation efficiency...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/sep_gas_solid_and_liquid_solid/cyclones/Tips-for-Selecting-Highly-Efficient-Cyclones_7924.html
March 28, 2011
Because of higher costs for virgin resins, plastics processors use more and more valuable regrind. This firm has developed a new compact and economical system for recovering regrind with an extremely high...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/sep_gas_solid_and_liquid_solid/cyclones/An-Efficient-and-Economical-Way-to-Recover-Regrind_6681.html
January 1, 2001
Cyclones are among the simplest and most easily fabricated pieces of processing equipment. They are used extensively in the chemical process industries (CPI) for gas-solids separation. In petroleum refineries, for example, cyclones are used in the reactors and regenerators of fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) units, in fluid coking units, and following fluidized-bed incinerators that handle refinery-waste...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/sep_gas_solid_and_liquid_solid/cyclones/Cyclone-Design-Tips_7909.html

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