Solvay is a leading supplier of chemical reagents to the copper industry, enabling its customers to maximize the performance of their operations through optimized reagent selection, superior application expertise, and a constant stream of innovative products and technologies. We offer a broad range of solvent extraction reagents, collectors (promoters), frothers, flocculants, and depressants. Products include specialized collectors used in the separation of copper sulfide ores and for copper containing byproduct metals, such as gold and molybdenum. 



Our proprietary FLOTATION MATRIX 100TM is a methodology developed in-house combining 100 years of experience in flotation, unique chemistries and our application expertise and insights to optimize mineral flotation. The benefits that can be experienced by following this approach are:

  • Optimized reagent performance

  • Enhanced recovery of value minerals

  • Increased recovery and concentrate grade


Solvent Extraction

Our proprietary solvent extraction modeling software, MINCHEM®, is used for the design and optimization of solvent extraction circuits. A version of this program, MEUM™, is made available under license to customers worldwide.