Captive® Depressants

The right depressant in the right place can not only enhance the recovery of ores but also can ensure better quality products, such as iron ore used in steel production.

Arclin’s Captive® chemical depressants are designed specifically to enable reverse flotation of certain ores, like iron, and for the flotation of other types of ores, including coal and phosphates. 

Features and Benefits

  • Increase product yield and eliminate waste
  • Ensure high quality ore product, including lower-ash coal
  • Reduce loss of phosphate values in flotation processes
  • Improve efficiency of flotation separation for many different mineral ores

Common Applications

  • Water clarifiers
  • Thickeners
  • Settling ponds 

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