Segregation (Example)

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An example of segregation due to particle size is shown below. The bulk solid is coloured sand consisting of two fractions of different particle size. The yellow particles are greater than 250 µm, the red particles are smaller than 250 µm. In the movie you can see the filling of a small model container with a mixture of red and yellow particles. The most important observations you can make are:

Movie (for Windows Media Player*):
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Image: After filling

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