Metso Outotec to supply sustainable solvent extraction technology for battery recycling process in US

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement with Li-Cycle North America Hub Inc. for the supply of manganese, cobalt, and nickel solvent extraction technology for a battery recycling plant to be built in Rochester, New York/United States. The contract value, which is not disclosed, has been booked in the Metals Q4/2021 orders received.

Metso Outotec VSF X solvent extraction lines
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Metso Outotec VSF X solvent extraction lines
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The Metso Outotec delivery includes three modular VSF®X solvent extraction plants and related Dual Media Filters, and basic engineering.

“We are looking forward to working with Li-Cycle on this battery recycling project. The energy efficient, modular VSF®X solvent extraction plant, which is part of our Planet Positive product range, reduces emissions and is safe to operate. The Li-Cycle project will be an important new reference for Metso Outotec in the battery recycling business,” says Jari Ålgars, President of the Metals business area at Metso Outotec.

Read more about Metso Outotec solvent extraction technology and Dual Media filter on our website. Metso Outotec battery recycling solutions are presented here.

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