SOLVOMET focusses on 1. solvometallurgical recovery of metals from low-grade ores, extractive waste, industrial process residues and metal-rich urban waste, 2. removal of metals from liquid streams, and 3. solvent extraction processes.
SOLVOMET is a KU Leuven Service Centre for its industrial partners in the field of chemical metallurgy, primary mining and mining chemicals.
Welcome to SOLVOMET
SOLVOMET is KU Leuven’s Centre for Solvometallurgy. SOLVOMET’s mission is to support its industrial and RTD partners in the conceptual and practical development of more sustainable solvometallurgical separation processes and new mining chemicals, which are subsequently tested using state-of-the-art lab-scale and mini pilot-scale experimental facilities.