What is concentrate?


A concentrate is a form of substance which has had the majority of its base component (in the case of a liquid: the solvent) removed. Typically this will be the removal of water from a solution or suspension such as the removal of water from fruit juice. One benefit of producing a concentrate is that of a reduction in weight and volume for transportation as the concentrate can be re-constituted at the time of usage by the addition of the solvent.

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Mount Toromocho - The Mine
... Metallurgically the concentrate is likely to be relatively complex ... variable quantities of talc which come out with the copper/molybdenum concentrate and tend to depress the copper grade of the concentrate ... It gives a higher grade copper concentrate but also lower recovery ...
Concentrate - Other
... Concentrate can also refer to the residue valuable metal from which most of the waste rock has been removed ...
Zinc Concentrate
... Zinc concentrate is a semi-processed intermediate product used in the production of zinc metal and zinc alloys, which is the result of a flotation process after the zinc ore has been ... The zinc ore contains 1-15% zinc whereas the concentrate typically contains approximately 55% zinc, 6.5% iron and 32% sulfur together with other elements at much lower levels ... By percentage, zinc concentrate normally contains zinc sulfide (80% to 85%), iron sulfide (7.0% to 12%), lead sulfide (3.0% to 5.0%) silica (2.5% to 3.5 ...
Pesticide Formulation - Water-miscible Formulations
... Water miscible, older formulations include EC Emulsifiable concentrate WP Wettable powder SL Soluble (liquid) concentrate SP Soluble powder Newer, non-po ...
Staminade - Concentrate
... Staminade Concentrate comes in a 750 ml bottle, which makes 3.75 litres of regular Staminade drink when mixed with water.It assists with replenishment of minerals and fluid loss ...

More definitions of "concentrate":

  • (noun): A concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water.
  • (noun): A concentrated example.
    Example: "The concentrate of contemporary despair"
  • (verb): Make (the solvent of a solution) dense or denser.
  • (noun): The desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore.
    Synonyms: dressed ore
  • (verb): Draw together or meet in one common center.
    Example: "These groups concentrate in the inner cities"
  • (verb): Cook until very little liquid is left.
    Synonyms: reduce, boil down

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