Heavy Metal Removal

A very robust and efficient heavy metal removal solution for the most extreme conditions

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Heavy Metal Removal for Mining Wastewater Treatment

With more stringent environmental regulations on heavy metal removal, it becomes complex for mining operators to operate compliantly and sustainably. But with the proper mining wastewater treatment solution, you can remove heavy metals in wastewater to secure compliance with the most stringent environmental requirements, and water can be recycled for optimum water management.

Mining operators and smelters worldwide face significant challenges with the current massive focus on sustainable and viable solutions. Many mining operations are highly water-intensive as they require large volumes of water to operate efficiently. Simultaneously, they generate pollutant wastewater streams that cause environmental pollution. These wastewater streams often contain harmful organic compounds, heavy metals, metals, as well as metalloids. Previously, these mining wastewater streams were usually discharged uncontrolled into oceans, lakes, and rivers without any treatment, leading to contamination of ecosystems.

More strict discharge limits on heavy metals appear to accommodate the massive problem, and more are expected to come. Still, many mining operators struggle to meet the stringent discharge limits and environmental regulations on heavy metals in wastewater.

With a LiqTech heavy metal removal solution, you can comply with the most stringent environmental requirements. We provide efficient and reliable mining water filtration systems to minimize your environmental footprint.

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Features & Benefits

LiqTech System Benefits

Market-proven heavy metal removal solutions for extreme conditions

  • Removal of heavy metals from wastewater
  • Future-proof solution
  • Robust & efficient solution
  • Small footprint
  • Modular system design
  • Corrosive-resistant system
  • Compliance with the most stringent environmental requirements
  • Recover & recycle water
  • Reduce waste processing costs
  • Reduce treatment costs
  • Ensure quality water for discharge or reuse
  • Our systems use low energy and save money
    Usually between 0.5-1 bar or 7-14 psi, depending on the feed

Silicon Carbide Membrane Benefits

Silicon carbide membranes with unique advantages

  • Highest flux for any membrane material
    With 2-3x the flux of other ceramics and up to 10x polymeric
  • Chemically inert pH 0-14
  • Thermally resistant up to 800°C
  • Hydrophilic material (water-loving)
  • Extremely hard & durable material 2930 +/- 80 kgf/mm³ (Vickers scale)
  • Abrasive Feeds
  • Low power usage and low pressure
  • Long membrane life
    We offer between 5-10 years warranty on membranes
  • Low operational cost, low total cost of ownership

Durable and Reliable Membrane Filtration for Heavy Metal Removal

Wastewater from mining operations often presents some significant filtration challenges before reused or released into the environment. Therefore, innovative heavy metal removal techniques are required.

Ceramic Membranes For Mining Wastewater Treatment

LiqTech provides turnkey heavy metal removal systems for the mining industry. The solution is market-proven and complies with the most stringent environmental regulations, ensuring a future-proof solution.

Mining wastewater often contains high loads of heavy metals and is high in corrosivity and temperature. This harsh environment demands some extremely durable membranes, as conventional membranes cannot withstand such extreme conditions.

Therefore, the LiqTech heavy metal removal solution employs strong and durable silicon carbide ceramic membranes. These membranes are a patented state-of-the-art technology, which contributes to mechanical, thermal, and chemical strength. Our membranes are corrosive-resistant and can withstand up to 800˚C, meaning that they can withstand even the most extreme conditions, such as what is required by mining water treatment processes. It is a robust and efficient solution, which can go on and on without any interruptions.

Optimize Your Water Management by Water Recycling

Most mining operations are highly water-intensive as they demand large quantities of water to operate efficiently. At the same time, they generate pollutant wastewater streams. With the correct mining water treatment process, you can filtrate your wastewater to such an extent that it can be recycled.

The innovative mining wastewater treatment solution from LiqTech is designed to help mining companies recover and recycle water.

Once you manage your water most efficiently, you can significantly reduce your costs due to lowered water consumption and waste processing costs. Simultaneously, you reduce your dependency on freshwater suppliers due to your self-sufficient water supply.

Moreover, water recycling allows you to operate more sustainably as you actively protect scarce water resources for a more sustainable future. 

With our industrial heavy metal removal solution for wastewater in mining, we can guarantee continuous access to high-quality water for operators to maintain profitability and ensure environmental compliance.

Customized Heavy Metal Removal Solutions to Match Your Needs

Mining water treatment processes can vary greatly from operation to operation, both in the required capacity and mining wastewater content and desired quality. Therefore, LiqTech Water develops unique, customized mining wastewater treatment solutions matching your specific needs.

At LiqTech, we have more than two decades of experience developing, designing, and manufacturing unique heavy metal removal solutions. We have helped various international companies and industry leaders all over the world with innovative cleantech solutions.

Our turnkey filtration solutions can be made to match your specific needs, enabling you to grow. We provide complete end-to-end service and help you with recommendations to obtain the most durable and efficient heavy metal removal system and how to operate and maintain it.

High-Quality Mining Water Filtration Systems

The LiqTech heavy metal removal system comprises high-quality components to ensure a durable, efficient, and reliable solution.

We offer a long warranty on our durable ceramic silicon carbide membranes. The mining water filtration system is corrosive-resistant; it is very robust and efficient for the extreme mining environment. We offer complete installation of our water treatment systems and peripheral equipment, including chemical precipitation, ultrafiltration, and dewatering solutions. The entire heavy metal removal solution is monitored and controlled with our integrated PLC and HMI solutions. All systems can be cloud-enabled and can be monitored remotely by our customers and the LiqTech service team.

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