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- A plurality of sparger jets protrudes from the wall surface for delivering an oxygen gas flow directly into the interior of the sludge.
- Air is introduced into the slurry through spargers creating a countercurrent flow of air bubbles.
- Both spargers gave similar ink recovery and fiber loss as a function of bubble surface area flux.
late 16th century (as a verb in the sense 'sprinkle (water) about'): apparently from Latin spargere 'to sprinkle'. The current senses date from the early 19th century.
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