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 ISC
SOLVOMET ISC is KU Leuven’s Industrial Service Centre for Circular Hydrometallurgy. We support mining, metallurgical & recycling companies in the development of more sustainable (circular, low-energy input) hydrometallurgical processes, using state-of-the-art lab & mini-pilot scale experimental facilities.