BASF in a separate statement said that it has doubled metal recycling capabilities at its plant in Gloucestershire, UK with the installation and start-up of a milling and decanning
Shattercone collects the converters, decanning
(crushing) the catalyst before sampling and smelting it to recover the platinum, palladium and rhodium encased in the converter.
The Magnox Ponds and Decanning
Facility at Sellafield was successfully operated for 26 years to process irradiated Magnox natural uranium fuel from UK and overseas nuclear reactors.
BASF has completed the installation and start-up of new high-performance milling and decanning
equipment at its Cinderford, Gloucestershire, UK, precious metal recycling operation, more than doubling the plant s production capacity.