(1 Day Training Course)



Comprehensive understanding of the flotation process.


An introduction to flotation fundamentals, techniques and various types of chemical reagents for flotation. The course includes comprehensive information on flotation devices, machines and circuits including regrind circuits, flash flotation, laboratory flotation testwork, testwork procedures and interpretation of results.

Key Learning Outcomes:

There are many benefits of attending this course. Throughout the course, participants will improve their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Appreciate the history of flotation
  • Introduction to flotation fundamentals
  • Understand devices, machines and circuits
  • Techniques and procedures used
  • Case studies to illustrate the application of flotation processes

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Fundamentals of flotation
  3. Reagents and optimisation
  4. Machines and circuits
  5. Testwork
  6. Copper, lead-zinc flotation
  7. Pyrite-gold flotation
  8. Nickel sulfides flotation
  9. Flotation of non-sulfide minerals
  10. Flotation of silica from magnetite
  11. Case studies

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to suit anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the principles, mechanisms and equipment used in both sulfide and non-sulfide floatation circuits.

Also suited to:

  • Mining personnel
  • Project managers
  • Geologists
  • Senior mine staff
  • Plant operating staff
  • Engineers
  • Training providers
  • Technologists
  • Suppliers to the resource industry
  • Accountants, brokers and investors
  • Administration staff

For a brochure, further information on this course or to register please contact our training department on +61 8 9421 9000 or send an email to training@metsengineering.com


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