Flocculation, 3 of 4

Flocculation, 3 of 4

C030/7883 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 47.2MB

Downloadable file size: 3.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

Credit: Alexandre Dotta/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY


Caption: Water treatment. Beaker with water and dirt (mud). Aluminium sulphate was added to cause flocculation. Flocculation, in the field of chemistry, is a process wherein colloids come out of suspension in the form of floc or flake; either spontaneously or due to the addition of a clarifying agent (in this case, Aluminium sulphate). The action differs from precipitation in that, prior to flocculation, colloids are merely suspended in a liquid and not actually dissolved in a solution. 3 of 4.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 3 of 4, agent, aluminium sulphate, chemistry, clarifying, colloids, demonstration, dirty water, experiment, flake, floc, flocculation, separation, water, water treatment

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.