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Lithium and Other Battery Chemical Processes

The world demand for lithium continues to grow to address the increasing use of lithium ion batteries in hybrid and electrical vehicles, energy storage systems, and high-drain portable electronics. KBR offers high-end technologies for lithium chemicals production from salar brines and ores. KBR also offers unique expertise for lithium battery recycling plants for Ni, Co, Mn and Li recovery.

“Additionally, KBR offers Plinke technologies for recovery of inorganic acids like H2SO4, HCl, HNO3, HF and removal of impurities.”

Technologies offered include:

  • Ecoplanning evaporation purification for Lithium brine and PLS
  • Ecoplanning crystallization and precipitation technology for production of Lithium Hydroxide, Lithium Carbonate, Lithium Sulfate and Lithium Chloride
  • Plinke recovery and concentration of inorganic acids like H2SO4, HCl, HNO3, HF and removal of impurities.
  • Solid Handling technologies such as thickeners, hydrocyclones, filters and centrifuges, Drying, dust handling and packaging.

As we continuously strive to optimize our technologies, KBR is operating testing and pilot plant facilities for specific application testing for our customers as well as for new technology development. Our processes are customized and optimized for specific feedstock, capacity, environmental needs and quality specifications to best suit the specific demands of a customer.

Lithium and Other Battery Chemical Processes

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