Flotation Ore Dressing Britannica
2.4.4 Flotation. Flotation processes are based on the different surface wettability properties of materials (Wang et al., 2015). In principle, flotation works very similarly to a sink and float process, where the density characteristics of the materials, with respect to that of the medium where they are placed are at the base of the separation.Jun 15, 2015 The Physical Separation conferences, of which this was the 4th in the series, have always been held in Falmouth. They always attract a small, but very interesting gathering an eclectic mix of specialists in gravity concentration, magnetic and electrical separation.