Laboratory Device for Sedimentation of Fine Bentonite Fractions
K. JESENÁK and V. HLAVATÝ
Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia
Key words: montmorillonite separation, bentonite fractions
Laboratory device for separation of fine bentonite fractions was designed. The device works on the principle of repeated sedimentation. The device can work on the two operating modes - repeated separation of fractions from the same bentonite sample or successive treatment of several samples. Technical realisation is a compromise between the cost and effectivity, nevertheless it allows obtaining of fine fractions from bentonites at minimum time consumption.