electrowinning

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electrowinning

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈwɪnɪŋ)
n
a means of extracting metal from ore using electrolysis
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Among the 18 topics are utilizing research and development of hydride materials in fast reactors, the status of low-enriched uranium fuel development for high-performance research reactors, the behavior of fuel and structural materials in severely damaged reactors, a new matrix for conditioning chloride salt wastes from the electro-refining of spent nuclear fuel, and the leaching behavior of salt wastes conditioned with sodalite blended with two different glass powders.
ANODE--A 99 percent pure form of copper that is typically sent through an electro-refining process for further purification, ultimately emerging as copper cathode.
The latest upgrade and modernisation of CRL's Townsville copper refinery has included the addition of five new Larox polishing filters (four LSF-C24 and one LSF-C12 unit) which will be used to filter micronic and submicronic anode shines from the electrolyte used in the electro-refining process.
This can then be cast into anodes for final electro-refining.