Definition - What does Slurry mean?
Slurry refers to a liquid-solid fluid mixture with a specific gravity greater than 1. The liquid is usually water; however it could be any liquid. Due to this, vessels used to house or transport slurry are often prone to corrosion.
Corrosionpedia explains Slurry
Some examples of slurry include:
- Paper slurry - a mixture of wood pulp and water
- Soil/cement slurry
- Lahar - a mixture of rocky debris and water produced in a volcanic eruption
- Plastic soil-cement
- Coal slurry - a mixture of coal waste, crushed coal and water
- Manure slurry - a mixture of animal waste, organic matter and water
- Slurry petroleum oil
- Meat slurry - a mixture of finely ground meat and water