Improving Mineral Processing Performance
Mining operations worldwide have turned to Solvay for more than 100 years to address their most pressing flotation challenges. Our fast floating reagents are the most comprehensive in the mining industry and support a wide range of ore types and processing conditions. Solvay’s flotation chemicals improve the recovery of precious and base metals such as copper, molybdenum, gold, silver, nickel, cobalt, lithium, platinum group metals and polymetallics.
We work hand-in-hand with mineral processing operations on reagent selection and support our customers through the piloting and commercialization stages to help them achieve their goals.
Our Solutions for Mineral Processing
A Comprehensive Flotation Reagents Portfolio
Backed by more than a century of industry knowledge and experience, our floatation reagents are well-suited to address the technical and environmental needs of mineral processing operations. The flagship products within Solvay’s flotation portfolio include floatation collectors such as AEROPHINE® and frothers such as OREPREP®️. We also offer depressants such as ACCO-PHOS®, and dispersants like CYQUEST®. Our Mining Chemicals Handbook (MCH) digital knowledge hub rounds out our portfolio, bringing our expertise, insights and recommendations to mining operations to further drive continuous improvement.