Metso Outotec is introducing a comprehensive eScrap solutions portfolio for the smelting and refining of e-scrap derived from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). The solutions portfolio consists of the company’s proven smelting, refining, hydrometallurgy, and gas cleaning technologies, all contributing to the safe and profitable recycling of e-scrap.
E-scrap, consisting of printed circuit boards and electronic devices containing copper, gold, and other valuable metals, is one of the fastest growing waste streams worldwide. Rapid technological development, especially in information technology, is one of the drivers for this change. Combined with the depletion of primary raw materials and the increasing complexity of e-scrap, the need for safe and environmentally friendly recycling and reuse of these valuable raw materials is of paramount importance.
Metso Outotec’s sustainable eScrap solutions portfolio consists of complete process solutions and proprietary equipment to solve any e-scrap smelting challenge. The highly automated smelting solutions, complemented with highly efficient gas cleaning and wastewater treatment, comply with the strictest environmental regulations. Zero water discharge can also be provided as an option. The solutions are supported with in-house pilot testing and process modeling and are backed by process guarantees and advisory services.
The company hopes to see its eScrap expertise become part of the circular economy. eScrap is part of their Planet Positive thinking and commitment to the goals of the Paris Agreement.
The Metso Outotec eScrap solutions offering consists of the following plant products: Ausmelt TSL process, Kaldo TBRC process, gas cleaning plant, electric slag cleaning furnace, Peirce Smith converting process, fire refining process, anode casting shop, electrorefining, electrowinning, precious metals plant, and process water recycling plant.
Metso Outotec will host two free webinars where e-scrap processing will be discussed in more detail:
You can register for the webinars here.
Discover more about their eScrap offering at MOGroup.com.