a. In mineral processing, the amount of solids in a pulp, typically
ranging from 10% to 25%, by weight. It has a marked effect on the recovery
and grade of concentrate. Taggart, 1 b. The weight of a unit volume of pulp; e.g., if 1 cm3 of pulp
weighs 2.4 g, then the pulp density is 2.4 g/cm3 .
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