clay drying

Drying Bentonite (clay) using Tema Process fluid bed dryer

Drying Bentonite (clay) using Tema Process fluid bed dryer

Bentonite (clay) dryer: Bentonite is the commercial name of a whole range of natural clays with a high water absorption capacity causing it to expand and swell. Bentonites may contain in addition a variety of accessory minerals. These may include lesser amounts of other clay minerals such as kaolin, mica, illite, as well as non-clay minerals like quartz, feldspar, calcite, and gypsum.
Uses: purification, drilling mud, binder, foundry, paper, cat litter, etc.
There are also different varieties of bentonite clay with different […]

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clay drying

Clay drying on a Tema Fluid Bed Dryer

Clay Drying on a Tema Fluid Bed Dryer: Clay is defined as a natural, earthy, fine-grained material, largely of a group of crystalline hydrous silicate minerals known as clay minerals. Clay minerals are composed mainly of silica, alumina, and water, but they may also contain appreciable quantities of iron, alkalies, and alkaline earths. Clay is formed by the mechanical and chemical breakdown of rock. Clays are categorized into six groups. The categories are kaolin, ball clay, fire clay, bentonite, fuller’s […]

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