Outotec to supply Australian Lithium market

Outotec, one of the mineral processing industry’s leading technologies and services companies has recently been awarded an AU$19 million contract to deliver their filtration technology for an Australian based lithium hydroxide processing plant. The project scope includes the design and delivery of Outotec’s patented Larox pressure filters, as well as installation and commissioning advisory services.

Outotec Larox PF pressure filters are fully automatic recessed-plate diaphragm filters. The continuous filter cloth ensures thorough cloth washing and efficient cake discharge from each chamber at every cycle. The company boasts a higher capacity than their competitors with proven efficiency and reliability.

Kimmo Kontola, Outotec’s Executive Vice President said the company was well placed to support the upcoming lithium market.

“We are pleased to cooperate with our customer in producing a world class project. At Outotec, we have expertise to offer sustainable solutions for extracting lithium from brines and spodumene ores up to battery grade lithium salts. We are well positioned in this growing market for lithium processing technologies,”

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