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Sabin Metal adds electric arc furnace and baghouse at precious metals refining facility

12th November 2014

Sabin Metal Corp has added a second electric arc furnace (EAF) and baghouse at its Williston ND (North Dakota) precious metals recovery and refining processing plant (Sabin Metal West Corp)

According to the announcement from Brad Cook, general manager of sales, the additional electric arc furnace will not only provide higher throughput rates and fast, efficient processing, and it also enhances the company's ability to recover high levels of rhenium from those spent catalysts

The addition of the second EAF doubles the company's capacity to process spent precious metal-bearing hydrocarbon/petrochemical catalysts.

The new EAF uses Sabin's exclusive Pyro-Re technology to recover maximum possible remaining precious metals from spent process catalysts, including rhenium, another high value precious metal.  

The baghouse incorporates sophisticated, state-of-the-art filtration systems that enable the company to recover particulates of precious metals that would otherwise be lost in the atmosphere, while also assuring compliance with appropriate pollution abatement standards.

Sabin Metal recovers and refines precious metals including platinum, palladium, ruthenium, rhodium, rhenium, gold, silver, and others from a variety of industrial sources.

According to the announcement from Brad Cook, general manager of sales, the additional electric arc furnace will not only provide higher throughput rates and fast, efficient processing, and it also enhances the company's ability to recover high levels of rhenium from those spent catalysts. 

Pyrometallurgical processing of spent precious metals-bearing catalysts typically captures a higher percentage of remaining rhenium vs. more commonly used hydrometallurgical recovery technology.

The Sabin Metal Group is the largest domestically owned, independent precious metals refining organization in North America.

The company's recovery/refining facilities and sales/service offices are located in strategic countries around the world.  Cook also said that the company is expanding its sales/service offices overseas.  In its seventh decade of working with a worldwide customer base, the company is known for its added value services and stringent anti-pollution methods as an environmentally responsible precious metals refiner.

http://sabinmetal.com/

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