Sentence Examples


  • The thin watery "slip" or slurry flows into large settling tanks ("backs") where the solids in suspension are deposited; the water is drawn off, leaving behind an intimate mixture of chalk and clay in the form of a wet paste.
  • According to present practice the raw materials are mixed in a wash mill with so much water that the resulting slurry contains 40 to 50% of water.
  • The slurry, which is wet enough to flow, is ground between millstones so as to complete the process of comminution begun in the wash mill.
  • The drying of the slurry is generally effected by the waste heat of the kilns, so that while one charge is burning another is drying ready for the next loading of the kilns.
  • The kilns commonly employed are "chamber kilns," circular structures not unlike an ordinary running lime kiln, but having the top closed and connected at the side with a wide flue in which the slurry is exposed to the hot products of combustion from the kiln.

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