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Process Metallurgy and Raw Materials

The main focus of the Process Metallurgy and Raw Materials department is sustainable development of new and established processes and materials. We perform experimental and theoretical research and development along the value chain from mineral processing and materials characterisation to high temperature production, smelting and refining.

Core competence:

  • Unique small and pilot scale laboratory
  • Thermodynamic modeling
  • Data development
  • Full scale innovation in collaboration with customers

Our activities:

  • Raw materials
  • Process metallurgy
  • High temperature process development
  • Thermodynamics and kinetics
  • Atomistic modeling
  • Flow and process modeling
  • Emission monitoring and Reduction
  • Biorefinery
  • Energy recovery

Our customers:

  • Ferro alloy industry
  • Light metal industry (aluminum and magnesium)
  • PV (photovoltaic) industry
  • Iron- and steel industry

Contact: Casper Van der Eijk