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Model of electromagnetic purification of liquid metal

G. Losev , A. Mamykin , I. Kolesnichenko

Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics, RAS Ural Branch, Perm, Russia

Abstract
The purification process of electrically conducting liquid consisting of non-conducting particles by electromagnetic impact was studied experimentally. We have investigated the effects of the electromagnetic force magnitude, that of the rate of transit flow and resulting secondary flows intensity and of the channel geometry on the purification efficiency. The most efficient decrease in impurity concentration occurred at a minimum value of the applied electromagnetic force due to the influence of secondary stirring flows. The maximum decrease in concentration was 87\%. Based on the identified patterns, the geometry of the purification channel has been improved. Figs 10, Refs 14.

Magnetohydrodynamics 57, No. 1, 73-84, 2021 [PDF, 0.94 Mb]

Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X
DOI: http://doi.org/10.22364/mhd