Refining your mineral samples
Mining is the process of extracting minerals and other valuable materials from the earth. The extracted materials are then processed through refining, which separates and purifies the minerals from other unwanted materials. Mineral refining involves various processes such as crushing, grinding, and concentration to extract the desired minerals. These minerals may further undergo smelting and refining processes to produce metals with high purity and commercial value.
Avantor offers carbon bonded silicon carbide crucibles for metal melting in a wide variety of shapes and sizes as well as refining flux ingredients and flux formulation services to support your refining workflow.
Silicon carbide crucibles are used in the mineral refining process for their durability and resistance to thermal shock due to quick temperature changes in a refining furnace.