Solvay offers chemical solutions to recover copper, lead, silver and zinc from polymetallic ores. Our AERO®, AEROFLOAT®, AEROPHINE® and OREPREP® product brands are successfully used in operations globally to efficiently recover the metals.


AEROPHINE® 3418A promoter has shown exceptional results on a number of lead ores and is the principal collector in plants processing galena or argentiferous galena ores, particularly where selectivity against iron and zinc sulfide minerals is desired.