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A device or equipment that can separate ingredients in a mixture. Mechanical methods include agitating platforms to separate mineral ore from mining waste, which can be a noisy, dusty operation, and centrifugal separators used for many purposes. Chemical separation uses reagents to dissolve or fix some components and separate these from others. Some reagents used for this purpose are extremely toxic.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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