Larry W. Reaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc is pleased to announce Kemetco's lab test results for lithium-ion battery cathode scraps recycling on the material received from an American cathode scrap supplier. For more information see the IDTechEx report on Non-Toxic Materials for Electronics/Electrics Large Emerging Markets.
After a single cycle, Kemetco recovered 97.5% cobalt, 97.61% manganese, 97.23% nickel, and 68.75% lithium with recovery expected to increase in a locked cycle. Steps of the recovery process are illustrated by Kemetco from pre-treatment, extraction, purification, and precipitation. The Company expects to report more news on the Pilot Plant progress and other pending news in September and this Fall.
"I was impressed with Kemetco's knowledgeable lab team when the lithium-ion battery recycling process was first recognized and over the past year their continued intellectual property development and lab results continue to meet my expectations", says Larry Reaugh.
Kemetco Research is a private sector integrated science, technology and innovation company. Their Contract Sciences operation provides laboratory analysis and testing, field work, bench scale studies, pilot plant investigations, consulting services, applied research and development for both industry and government.
Source and top image: American Manganese Inc