Solvay offers a broad range of solvent extractants for purification and concentration of copper, nickel/cobalt, lithium, molybdenum, rare earths and various other metals.
Our oxime-based ACORGA® range of copper extractants has a proven track record in the industry and is used by the largest copper producing mines in the world. This wide range includes modified aldoximes, modified aldoxime: ketoxime blends, as well as specialized nitration-resistant and oxidation-resistant extractants.
Our phosphinic acid-based CYANEX® range of extractants is used in a wide variety of metal applications such as:
- Separation of cobalt from nickel
- Separation of cobalt and nickel from manganese and magnesium
- Extraction of molybdenum
- Extraction of lithium
- Recovery of rare earth elements
Solvay also offers a range of processing aids to promote organic phase quality, improve efficiency of clay treatment or optimize electrowinning operations.
We provide customers a complete package - reagents, application support, technical service and modelling capabilities - to help mining operations improve their productivity and reduce operating costs while meeting complex economic, environmental and metallurgical challenges.
Copper extraction with various products and methods to provide better recovery and selectivity.
Obtaining the highest recoveries of copper-nickel and nickel ores from platinum group metals.