Hydrometallurgy

Metnet Hydrometallurgy infrastructure covers all unit operations from leaching to recovery of metals, TRL 5-7. However, the pilot plants of Metnet have facilities that range from laboratory scale to industrial operating environment.

Off gas treatment

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Flue gas treatment facility ERAMET 3000 m³/h, 2m³ erametgroup@metnet.eu
Flue gas treatment facility ERAMET 4000 m³/h, 200 L erametgroup@metnet.eu
Gas treatment column CEA 1 m³/h (g), 50 l/h (l) cea@metnet.eu

Leaching

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Dimensions and max capacity

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Inox reactor with double wall BRGM 1-2 L/h, 20 L PDF brgm@metnet.eu
Inox reactor with double wall BRGM 1-2 L/h, 50 L PDF brgm@metnet.eu
Inox reactor with double wall and Brogim agitator BRGM 3 m³ PDF brgm@metnet.eu
Reactors ERAMET 10-50 L erametgroup@metnet.eu
Stirred-tank bioleaching pilot (continuous) BRGM 1 L/h, 3 stages, 100 L PDF brgm@metnet.eu
Perfectly mixed stirred tank reactor (batch) BRGM 2000 L PDF brgm@metnet.eu
Leaching autoclave CEA 10 L, 0-40 bars, 20-250 °C PDF cea@metnet.eu
Distillation reactor and comprehensive glassware assembling ERAMET 170 L, 250 °C, -1 to 0.3 bars erametgroup@metnet.eu
Continuous chlorination facility ERAMET 2800 g/h erametgroup@metnet.eu
Pressure reactor IMN 130 bar, 195 °C, reductive (hydro.) or oxidazing (oxygen, air) imn@metnet.eu
Leaching tanks IMN 0.1-2.7 m3 , 80 °C, atm. press. imn@metnet.eu
SIMAX installation leaching/filtration IMN 100 L, 50L, 95 °C, atm. press. imn@metnet.eu
Polymer tanks ERAMET 20-1000 L erametgroup@metnet.eu
Immersion heaters (silica) glass and stainless steel ERAMET 450-700 mm erametgroup@metnet.eu
Reactor heating mantles ERAMET 450-1500 W erametgroup@metnet.eu
Gaz mass flowmeter ERAMET erametgroup@metnet.eu

Thickening and filtration

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Bet filter ERAMET Filtration area 0.1 m², 15 L/h, continuous erametgroup@metnet.eu
Bet filter CEA Filtration area 0.1 m², 5-10 kg/h, continuous JPG cea@metnet.eu
Testing filtration unit IMN Filtration area: 0.1 m2, 0.1-60 L/h, discontinuous imn@metnet.eu
Nutsche filters ERAMET Filtration area 0.5 m², 5-15 L/h, discontinuous erametgroup@metnet.eu
Filtering and drying Nutsche filter ERAMET Filtration area 0.5 L/h, 5-15 L/h, discontinuous erametgroup@metnet.eu
Sector filter CEA Filtration area 83.2 cm², 70 g/h, continuous cea@metnet.eu
Wringer CEA Filtration area 11 dm², volume: 6.6 L, discontinuous cea@metnet.eu
Semi-automated filter press ERAMET Filtration area 7.9 m², 1 m3/h erametgroup@metnet.eu
Chamber-membrane filtration press IMN Filtration area: 2.5-12 m2, 0.1-3 m3/h, discontinuous
Counter current decantation facility ERAMET 2.5 * 0.19 m (h*d), 15 L/h erametgroup@metnet.eu
Thickener ERAMET 70 L, continous erametgroup@metnet.eu
Thickeners ERAMET 100-250 L, continous erametgroup@metnet.eu
Thickeners ERAMET 70-300 L, continous erametgroup@metnet.eu

Precipitation/crystallization

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Climate test chamber ERAMET 150 L erametgroup@metnet.eu
Precipitation reactor CEA 70 g/h, continuous cea@metnet.eu

Solvent extraction

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Mixer-settler CEA 300-500 mL/h, volume of extractor 25 mL/stage: 6 mL (mixing) + 19 mL (settling) PDF cea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler CEA 5 L/h, volume of extractor 9 mL/stage: 2 mL (mixing) + 7 mL (settling) PDF cea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler CEA 5 L/h, volume of extractor 250 mL/stage: 50 mL (mixing) + 200 mL (settling) PDF cea@metnet.eu
Pulsed column CEA 5 L/h, volume of extractor 3-5 L PDF cea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler CEA 6 L/h, volume of extractor 300 mL/stage PDF cea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler CEA 10 L/h, volume of extractor 14 mL/ stage: 4 mL (mixing) + 10 mL (settling) PDF cea@metnet.eu
Pulsed column CEA 20 L/h, volume of extractor 15 L PDF cea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler ERAMET 2 L/h, mixer volume 0.065 L, settler volume 0.195 L erametgroup@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler ERAMET 3 L/h, 16 mixing chambers 250 mL, 16 settling tanks 460 mL erametgroup@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler ERAMET 10 L/h, 20 mixing chambers 680 mL, 20 settling tanks 1280 mL erametgroup@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler ERAMET 60 L/h, mixing chamber 2 L, settling tank 11 L erametgroup@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler type installation IMN 1-20 L/h (organics + aqueous), aqueous flowrate= 0.1-10 L/h, 12 mixer-settlers imn@metnet.eu

Ion exchange

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Dimensions and max capacity

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Column and connection accessories CEA 5 L/h (various size) cea@metnet.eu
Column and connection accessories ERAMET various size erametgroup@metnet.eu
Set of ion exchange columns IMN 4 columns, 45 mm diameter, 1500 mm height imn@metnet.eu

Evaporation

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SIMAX vaccum evaporator IMN 15 L, efficiency 5 L/h imn@metnet.eu

Electro winning & electro refining

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Electrowinning and electrorefining installation IMN 2*20 dm3, 20 A, 80 °C mailto:imn@metnet.eu
Electrowinning and electrorefining installation IMN 10*2.5 dm3, 50 A, 80 °C mailto:imn@metnet.eu