Wall adhesion and constitutive modeling of strong colloidal gels
DR Lester, R Buscall, AD Stickland, PJ Scales
Journal of Rheology | JOURNAL RHEOLOGY AMER INST PHYSICS | Published : 2014
This work was conducted as part of AMIRA P266F "Improving Thickener Technology" project, supported by the following companies: Alcoa World Alumina, Alunorte, Anglo American, BASF, Bateman Engineering, BHP Billiton, Cytec Australia Holdings, Exxaro, FL Smidth Minerals, Freeport-McMoran, Hatch, Metso, MMG, Nalco, Outotec, Rio Tinto, Rusal, Shell Energy Canada, Teck Resources, Total E&P Canada, and WesTech. The authors are indebted to Jon Halewood for undertaking the flocculation, rheological, and solid volume fraction profile measurements, Andrew Chryss for design of rheological measurements, and Michel Tanguay for valuable discussions.