Clean-iX® for Metals Recovery

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Clean-iX® for Metals Recovery from Multotec was developed by Multotec’s Australian partner Clean TeQ, and is built on the foundations of continuous ion exchange technology.

The Clean-iX® process uses the principles of continuous counter-current ion exchange, providing you with highly-efficient and cost-effective extraction, concentration and separation processes.

Clean-iX® is tailored for recovering, among others, gold, uranium, rare earths and base metals and makes use of Continuous Resin-In-Column (cLX) for extraction from clarified leach solutions; Continuous Resin-In-Pulp (cRIP) for =extraction from leached pulp; Continuous Resin-In-Leach (cRIL) to reduce leaching reagents; and Clean TeQ’s patented U-Column Elution for the production of a high purity eluate.

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 Clean-iX for metals recovery benefits: 

  • Maximises resin performance and selectivity
  • Minimises reagent consumption
  • Reduces the number of process steps
  • Increases metal concentration and purity
  • High solids handling capability

Clean-iX can be used to recover:

Precious Metals

  • Gold
  • Silver

Platinum Group Metals

  • Platinum
  • Palladium
  • Rhodium
  • Iridium

Base Metals

  • Copper
  • Nickel
  • Cobalt
  • Zinc

Rare Earth Elements

  • Light (LRE)
  • Medium (MRE)
  • Heavy (HRE)

Speciality Metals

  • Scandium
  • Vanadium
  • Niobium
  • Tantalum
  • Uranium
  • Titanium
  • Zirconium


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Speak to a Multotec consultant and discover how Clean-iX® for metals recovery complements your solid/liquid separation processes!

Multotec’s Clean-iX® technology selectively recovers valuable metals and produces a concentrated high purity product, reducing the size of downstream processing.

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Clean-iX® for Gold

Clean-iX® for gold from Multotec helps you recover up to 25% more gold than carbon processes for carbonaceous deposits It can be used to recover multiple products from tailings , and is ideal for recovering cyanide.

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Clean-iX® for Uranium

Multotec Clean-iX® for uranium facilitates the cost-effective recovery of uranium, from both alkaline and acidic leach solutions.

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Clean-iX® for Rare Earths

Multotec. Clean-iX® for rare earth elements minimises the number of process steps, has proven recovery rates of more than 90%, and reduces capital and operating costs.

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Clean-iX® for Base Metals

Clean-iX® provides a cost-effective method for recovering base metals and converting them into saleable products.

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