METNET 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.

Services

Off gas treatment

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Flue gas treatment facilityERAMET3000 m³/h, 2m³erametgroup@metnet.eu
Flue gas treatment facilityERAMET4000 m³/h, 200 Lerametgroup@metnet.eu
Gas treatment columnCEA1 m³/h (g), 50 l/h (l)cea@metnet.eu

Leaching

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Inox reactor with double wallBRGM1-2 L/h, 20 Lbrgm@metnet.eu
Inox reactor with double wallBRGM1-2 L/h, 50 Lbrgm@metnet.eu
Inox reactor with double wall and Brogim agitator BRGM3 m³brgm@metnet.eu
ReactorsERAMET10-50 Lerametgroup@metnet.eu
Stirred-tank bioleaching pilot (continuous)BRGM1 L/h, 3 stages, 100 Lbrgm@metnet.eu
Perfectly mixed stirred tank reactor (batch)BRGM2000 Lbrgm@metnet.eu
Leaching autoclaveCEA10 L, 0-40 bars, 20-250 °Ccea@metnet.eu
Distillation reactor and comprehensive glassware assemblingERAMET170 L, 250 °C, -1 to 0.3 barserametgroup@metnet.eu
Continuous chlorination facilityERAMET2800 g/h erametgroup@metnet.eu
Pressure reactorIMN130 bar, 195 °C, reductive (hydro.) or oxidazing (oxygen, air)imn@metnet.eu
Leaching tanksIMN0.1-2.7 m3 , 80 °C, atm. press.imn@metnet.eu
SIMAX installation leaching/filtrationIMN100 L, 50L, 95 °C, atm. press.imn@metnet.eu
Polymer tanksERAMET20-1000 Lerametgroup@metnet.eu
Immersion heaters (silica) glass and stainless steelERAMET450-700 mmerametgroup@metnet.eu
Reactor heating mantlesERAMET450-1500 Werametgroup@metnet.eu
Gaz mass flowmeterERAMETerametgroup@metnet.eu

Thickening and filtration

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Bet filterERAMETFiltration area 0.1 m², 15 L/h, continuous erametgroup@metnet.eu
Bet filterCEAFiltration area 0.1 m², 5-10 kg/h, continuouscea@metnet.eu
Testing filtration unitIMNFiltration area: 0.1 m2, 0.1-60 L/h, discontinuousimn@metnet.eu
Nutsche filtersERAMETFiltration area 0.5 m², 5-15 L/h, discontinuouserametgroup@metnet.eu
Filtering and drying Nutsche filterERAMETFiltration area 0.5 L/h, 5-15 L/h, discontinuouserametgroup@metnet.eu
Sector filterCEAFiltration area 83.2 cm², 70 g/h, continuouscea@metnet.eu
WringerCEAFiltration area 11 dm², volume: 6.6 L, discontinuouscea@metnet.eu
Semi-automated filter pressERAMETFiltration area 7.9 m², 1 m3/herametgroup@metnet.eu
Chamber-membrane filtration pressIMNFiltration area: 2.5-12 m2, 0.1-3 m3/h, discontinuous
Counter current decantation facilityERAMET2.5 * 0.19 m (h*d), 15 L/herametgroup@metnet.eu
ThickenerERAMET70 L, continouserametgroup@metnet.eu
ThickenersERAMET100-250 L, continouserametgroup@metnet.eu
ThickenersERAMET70-300 L, continouserametgroup@metnet.eu

Precipitation/crystallization

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Climate test chamberERAMET150 Lerametgroup@metnet.eu
Precipitation reactorCEA70 g/h, continuouscea@metnet.eu

Solvent extraction

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Mixer-settlerCEA300-500 mL/h, volume of extractor 25 mL/stage: 6 mL (mixing) + 19 mL (settling) cea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settlerCEA5 L/h, volume of extractor 9 mL/stage: 2 mL (mixing) + 7 mL (settling)cea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settlerCEA5 L/h, volume of extractor 250 mL/stage: 50 mL (mixing) + 200 mL (settling)cea@metnet.eu
Pulsed columnCEA5 L/h, volume of extractor 3-5 Lcea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settlerCEA6 L/h, volume of extractor 300 mL/stagecea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settlerCEA10 L/h, volume of extractor 14 mL/ stage: 4 mL (mixing) + 10 mL (settling)cea@metnet.eu
Pulsed columnCEA20 L/h, volume of extractor 15 Lcea@metnet.eu
Mixer-settlerERAMET2 L/h, mixer volume 0.065 L, settler volume 0.195 Lerametgroup@metnet.eu
Mixer-settlerERAMET3 L/h, 16 mixing chambers 250 mL, 16 settling tanks 460 mLerametgroup@metnet.eu
Mixer-settlerERAMET10 L/h, 20 mixing chambers 680 mL, 20 settling tanks 1280 mLerametgroup@metnet.eu
Mixer-settlerERAMET60 L/h, mixing chamber 2 L, settling tank 11 Lerametgroup@metnet.eu
Mixer-settler type installationIMN1-20 L/h (organics + aqueous), aqueous flowrate= 0.1-10 L/h, 12 mixer-settlersimn@metnet.eu

Ion exchange

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Column and connection accessoriesCEA5 L/h (various size)cea@metnet.eu
Column and connection accessoriesERAMETvarious sizeerametgroup@metnet.eu
Set of ion exchange columnsIMN4 columns, 45 mm diameter, 1500 mm heightimn@metnet.eu

Evaporation

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

SIMAX vaccum evaporatorIMN15 L, efficiency 5 L/himn@metnet.eu

Electro winning & electro refining

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Electrowinning and electrorefining installationIMN2*20 dm3, 20 A, 80 °Cmailto:imn@metnet.eu
Electrowinning and electrorefining installationIMN10*2.5 dm3, 50 A, 80 °Cmailto:imn@metnet.eu

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