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Metallurgical Application of Solvent Extraction (In Two Parts). 2. Practice and Trends.
Rosenbaum-JB; George-DR; May-JT
NTIS: PB 198 134 :19 pages
New applications and concepts of solvent extraction as a unit operation in extractive metallurgy have been developed in the last decade. Wider use is being made of established solvent extraction techniques in processing spent nuclear fuel elements and in winning columbium-tantalum, hafnium-zirconium, thorium, tungsten, uranium, and vanadium. Commercial application has been extended to recovery of beryllium, boron, bromine, copper, molybdenum, phosphorus, rare- earth metals, and rhenium. Systems in use and proposed typically extract metals or salts as anion, cation, or neutral species from aqueous media by reaction with a recycleable organic reagent.
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NTIS: PB 198 134
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