ABx gaining ‘valuable’ insights into bath pilot batch reactor

ABx Group (ASX:ABX) is receiving ‘valuable’ insights into the design of its continuous pilot plant following a series test runs.

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Dr Mark Cooksey is keen to receive the results from the latest test run as his confidence in the process to produce hydrogen fluoride has not wavered.

Speaking to Mining.com.au, Cooksey says with newly commissioned equipment allowing the bath feed particle size to be controlled, he has a firm believe ABx will achieve a higher recovery of fluorine from upcoming test runs at pilot scale.

In late January 2024, ALCORE conducted a fourth test run on the reactor with newly prepared bath feed, as part of its ongoing campaign to optimise the bath feed particle size for the ALCORE process development. This is expected to increase fluorine recovery.

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