Type of Waste we refine

Type of Waste we refine

SAFINA recovers and refines PGMs and other precious metals from:

  • Industrial catalysts - refining & petrochemical application (catalytic reforming, isomerization and hydrocracking etc.)
    Refined metals - Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Silver
  • Chemical application (labware, solutions etc.)
    Refined metals - Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Gold, Silver
  • Glass & fiberglass industry (waste from polishing, waste from glass deciration, furnace cleanings, fireclay, thermocouples, mirroring residues etc.)
    Refined metals - Platinum, Palladium, Iridium, Rhoduim, Silver, Gold
  • Medical and Dental equipment (dental gold, amalgams, Laboratory components and samples, Dental processing residues etc.)
    Refined metals - Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium
  • Jewelry (Coins & Mints , Watch cases, Jewelry manufacturing scrap – chains, rings, rods, Gold-plated items, Silver-plated items etc.)
    Refined metals - Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Iridium
  • E-scap (PC components, Electronic components, Gold-plated cables, electronic devices, mobiles, contact materials etc.)
    Refined metals - Gold, Silver, Palladium, Platinum
  • Electronics & sensor technology (sensors, thermocouples, ceramic components etc.)
    Refined metals - Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Gold, Silver
  • Converters (end of life Catalytic converters, spent automotive catalysts etc.)
    Refined metals - Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium
  • Destructive and Non-destructive cleaning of Nitric ACID plants (destructive/nondestructive PGM recovery)
    Refined metals - Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium
  • Other PGM residues and sweeps containing precious metal which are mixed with organic waste (scrap metal from casting, filter dust, sludge, slag, ashes, crucible materials, filtrates, floor sweepings, cakes, old stock etc.)
    Refined metals - Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Iridium, Ruthenium
Type of Waste we refine