Chile D2EHPA extractant

Chile D2EHPA extractant

Chile D2EHPA extractant, also known as di(2-ethylhexyl) phosphoric acid, is a widely used extractant in the mining and metallurgical industries. It is a strong acidic organophosphorus compound that is primarily used for the extraction of various metals from their ores and concentrates.

Chile D2EHPA extractant
Chile D2EHPA extractant

One of the main applications of Chile D2EHPA extractant is in the extraction of copper from low-grade ores. Copper is an essential metal that is used in a wide range of industries, including construction, electronics, and transportation. However, the natural abundance of high-grade copper ores is diminishing, leading to the need for more efficient extraction methods. The D2EHPA extractant offers a solution to this problem by selectively extracting copper from low-grade ores.
The extraction process using Chile D2EHPA extractant involves the formation of a metal complex with the extractant, which is then selectively stripped from the organic phase using a suitable stripping agent. This process allows for the separation and recovery of copper from other impurities present in the ore. The use of D2EHPA extractant in copper extraction has several advantages, including high selectivity, ease of operation, and low cost.
In addition to copper extraction, Chile D2EHPA extractant is also used for the extraction of other metals, such as uranium, nickel, and rare earth elements. The extractant has been found to be effective in the recovery of these metals from their ores and concentrates, making it a valuable tool in the mining industry.
Furthermore, the D2EHPA extractant has been extensively studied and optimized to improve its performance and efficiency. Researchers have developed various methods to enhance the extraction process, including the use of synergistic mixtures with other extractants and the modification of process parameters, such as pH and temperature. These advancements have resulted in improved metal recovery rates and reduced environmental impact.
Overall, Chile D2EHPA extractant plays a crucial role in the mining and metallurgical industries by enabling the extraction and recovery of valuable metals from their ores. Its selectivity, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness make it an ideal choice for various extraction processes. As the demand for metals continues to rise, the use of D2EHPA extractant is expected to increase, contributing to the sustainable development of the mining industry.

Our metal extractants as below:

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  2. DY319 high efficiency nickel cobalt co-extraction extractant for battery recycle, can take out nickel and cobalt together from Lithium battery electrolyte.
  3. DY272 Nickel cobalt separation extractant, it can take cobalt out from nickel cobalt solution, then leave pure nickel.
  4. DY988N/DY973N/DY902/DY5640 copper solvent extraction reagent.
  5. P507 non-ferrous metal extractant for copper, zinc, cobalt-nickel, cadmium, gold-silver, platinum group metals, rare earths and so on.
  6. DY377 efficient nickel and diamond separation extractant.
  7. DY366 Scandium extractant.
  8. DY316 Lithium extractant.