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76 Miller, Jan D.Further considerations of magnetic deinking for wastepaper recycling millsMagnetic de-inking has been shown to be an efficient process for the removal of certain toner particles from mixed office waste (MOW) furnishes. It is possible to achieve a dirt removal of 96% with the WHIMS (wet high intensity magnetic separator) if all toner particles present in the furnish are at...Magnetic deinking; Paper pulp; Wastepaper; Mixed office waste; (MOW)1998
77 Miller, Jan D.Magnetic separation for wastepaper recycle millsAn alternative approach to the conventional washing and flotation techniques for de-inking of mixed office waste (MOW) is magnetic separation. The use of magnetic de-inking has great potential to improve the efficiency of ink removal due to the magnetic content of toners. It is shown experimen...Deinking; Paper pulp; Wastepaper; Magnetic separation1997
78 Miller, Jan D.Effect of pH on pulping and flotation of mixed office wastepaperThe effect of pulping reagents on the deinking flotation of laser-printed wastepaper was investigated with regard to the removal efficiency of toner and mineral filler particles at different pH values. These results show that caustic pulping causes the toner to be released from the fibres as larger...Wastepaper; Deinking; pH values; Pulp production processes1999
79 Miller, Jan D.Multiphase flow characteristics of gas sparged hydrocyclone flotation deinkingA new high-efficiency technology has been developed for flotation deinking of various wastepaper grades. The GSC gas sparged hydrocyclone is a centrifugal device that operates at consistencies of 1 to 3 percent and uses conventional flotation chemistry. Research and development efforts have continue...Wastepaper; Deinking; Gas sparged hydrocyclone flotation deinking1993
80 Miller, Jan D.Flow phenomena and its impact on air-sparged hydrocyclone flotation of quartzFluid flow phenomena and therefore the flotation efficiency of air-sparged hydrocyclone (ASH) flotation are strongly dependent on operating and design variables such as air and slurry flow rates, underflow and overflow opening areas, percent solids of the feed, reagent levels, particle size and ASH...Quartz; Flotation; Hydrocyclones1995
81 Miller, Jan D.Microscopic observations of bitumen spreading at gas bubble surfacesBitumen spreading at gas bubble surfaces was observed through a stereoscopic microscope for Whiterocks oil sand samples submerged in alkaline solutions. This phenomenon was also observed for model systems where air bubbles were placed al the surface of bitumen-coated quartz slide. Finally, the film ...Hydrophobic minerals; Oil sand; Gas bubbles1995
82 Miller, Jan D.Trithiocarbonates for PGM flotationSmall replacements of C12-trithiocarbonate (C12-TTC) for dithiocarbonate DTC)/dithiophosphate (DTP) in a reagent suite for the flotation of platinum group metals (PGM) have significantly improved the rejection of gangue. Coupled to this is an improvement in kinetics, grade and recovery of PGMs. In ...2006
83 Miller, Jan D.Surface chemistry of pulping and flotation for mixed office wastepaperThe effect of pulping reagents on the de-inking flotation of laser printed wastepaper was investigated with regard to the removal efficiency of toner and mineral filler particles at different pH values. These results show that caustic pulping causes the toner to be released from the fibers as larg...Pulping reagents; Deinking; Toner; Mineral fillers1997
84 Miller, Jan D.Effect of feed source in the hot water processing of Utah tar sandThe processing strategy for the effective separation of bitumen from low grade (K.10 weight percent bitumen) Utah tar sands by a hot water process differs significantly from that used for the processing of high grade (> 10 weight percent bitumen) Utah tar sands. Excellent separations (coefficient o...Tar sand; Utah; Bitumen; Hot water separation; Froth flotation1980
85 Miller, Jan D.Dimethyl ether - a new synthetic fuel commodity and chemical building blockDimethyl ether (DME) is recognized as a potential next-generation, environmentally benign commodity for energy storage and distribution, as well as a momentous chemical building block. DME can be produced at a competitive price from synthesis gas conveniently generated from a variety of carbon-cont...Dimethyl ether; DME; Energy carrier; Energy commodity; Diesel fuel2005
86 Miller, Jan D.Mineral processing fundamentalsThe reported claims in several Russian articles that magnetic fields change the viscosity and other basic properties of water and as a result produce beneficial effects such as increased flotation rate, improved grades and recovery, and increased settling rates appear to be unfounded. This conclusi...Minerals; Processing; Magnetic fields; Metallurgy; Water1971
87 Chandran, RaviFracture toughness of two Cr2Hf+Cr intermetallic composites as a function temperatureFracture toughness as a function of temperature was evaluated for two Cr2Hf+Cr intermetallic composites, each in two different microstructural conditions. The proeutectic microstructures based on Cr-6.5Hf (at%) showed a significant increase in fracture toughness with an increase from room temperatur...Fracture toughness; Fracture resistance; Intermetallic composites; Proeutectic microstructures; Eutectic microstructures1994
88 Miller, Jan D.Chrysocolla flotation by the formation of insoluble surface chelatesPure chrysocolla is floated with chelating agents that form insoluble complexes with copper at ambient temperature. Complete flotation is obtained with potassium octyl hydroxamate as collector at pH 6. Flotation response is enhanced with increased temperature when low additions of h ydroxamate are ...Chrysocolla; Copper chelating compounds; Flotation systems1965
89 Miller, Jan D.Air sparged hydrocyclone for fine coal flotationThe cleaning of fine coal to achieve compliance specifications generally is a challenging problem for coal preparation engineers. Gravity separation techniques are limited with regard to capacity/ efficiency considerations, and the most promising process alternative seems to be flotation, the u...Microbubble; Compliance; Bituminous1988
90 Miller, Jan D.; Lin, Chen-LuhFine coal washability-liberation analysis by cone-beam X-Ray microtomographyA new method based on cone-beam x-ray microtomography is described for direct determination of the three-dimensional liberation spectrum of multiphase particles 100 microns in size or less. Such a technique may provide the basis for more detailed and accurate washability analysis in fine coal chara...Spectrum; Sink-float; Density1996
91 Miller, Jan D.Anisotropic character of talc surfaces as revealed by streaming potential measurements, atomic force microscopy, molecular dynamics simulations and contact angle measurementsA study of the interfacial properties of the basal plane and the edge surfaces of talc is described in this paper. The isoelectric points measured at two different crystallographic surfaces by the streaming potential method were found to be similar and exist at about pH 3.0. In the case of the edge...Talc; Interfacial properties; Hydration; Atomic force microscopy; Molecular dynamics simulations; Edge surface; Basal plane2007
92 Miller, Jan D.Bench scale flotation of sedimentary phosphate rock with hydroxamic acid collectorsIt has been discovered that water insoluble alcoholic solutions of alkyl hydroxamic acids serve as selective collectors for the flotation of phosphate mineral resources. The effectiveness of the new collector chemistry has been demonstrated by the results from single stage bench scale flotation exp...Flotation; Insoluble collectors; Hydroxamic acid; Alcohol; Phosphate rock; High solids conditioning; Particle size2002
93 Miller, Jan D.Pilot-plant evaluation of a water insoluble hydroxamic acid collector for single stage flotation of Florida phosphate rockRecent laboratory results have demonstrated that selective flotation of phosphate rock can be achieved in a single stage with improved separation efficiency when compared to the standard double float process. The new reagent chemistry is based on the use of a water insoluble alcoholic solution of ...Phosphate rock; Flotation; Double float; Separation2006
94 Rajamani, RajOnline SAG mill pulse measurement and optimization semi-annual technical progress reportThe grinding efficiency of semi autogenous milling or ball milling depends on the tumbling motion of the total charge within the mill. Utilization of this tumbling motion for efficient breakage of particles depends on the conditions inside the mill. However, any kind of monitoring device to measure...2006
95 Miller, Jan D.Evaluation of a CT-based coal washability analysis system under simulated on-line conditionsThe appropriate software and hardware necessary to adapt an X-ray CTanalyzerfor the determination of coal washability was developed and successfully tested for well-characterized samples under laboratory conditions. Evaluation of the CT-based analyzer under simulated on-line conditions is also prese...Coal washability; Computer simulation; X-ray CT analysis2002
96 Miller, Jan D.;Yu, QiangSolvent refining of coal resin concentratesCertain bituminous coals of the western United States are known to contain appreciable quantities of macroscopic resinite (fossil resin). Such resinous coals are found in the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, etc. Among these, the Wasatch Plateau coal field in ce...1994
97 Miller, Jan D.Nonsulfide flotation technology and plant practiceThere are hundreds of nonsulfide mineral flotation plants throughout the United States, and most have a plant design that depends upon the specific ore characteristics and the market specifications for their product. There is no common thread of technology between the design and processing of diffe...Flotation; Minerals; Processing plants2002
98 Miller, Jan D.; Herbst, John A.; Lin, Chen-LuhDevelopment of a multicomponent-multisize liberation modelThis paper is concerned with the development of a kinetic model for mineral liberation by grinding. Existing population balance size reduction models are extended to include two minerals with an arbitrary number of locked particle fractions. The validity of this approach to liberation modelling is d...Population balance; size reduction; liberation; grinding model1985
99 Miller, Jan D.Flotation chemistry of soluble salt minerals: from ion hydration to colloid adsorptionIn this paper, recent progress with respect to the flotation chemistry of soluble salt minerals is reviewed, and some of the more relevant issues including the hydration states of ions, the interfacial phenomena of salt surfaces and the flotation behavior of selected soluble salts are discussed. Due...2014-01-01
100 Miller, Jan D.Understanding the agglomeration behavior of nickel laterite and gold ores using statistical design of experimentsThe drum agglomeration of nickel laterite and gold ores has been optimized through the design of experiments (DOE) using a Taguchi L16 (45) orthogonal array to determine the optimum conditions for maximizing average agglomerate size and minimizing the amount of fines. The effects of controllable ope...2014-01-01
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