Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Tantalum Supply Chain: Bangka Tin Slag Waste as an Alternative Source of Tantalum Extraction

Buy Article:

$106.61 + tax (Refund Policy)

The current primary source of tantalum in the world becomes critical, so it is necessary to at least find an alternative source. Equilibrium forecast between supply and demand of Ta2O5 in 2015 is minus 79,000 lbs. and in 2016 is minus 212,000 lbs. Bangka tin slag waste can be used as secondary source of tantalum and niobium pentoxide (TNP). Upgrading content of tantalum and niobium oxides (TNO) of BTS waste requires several stages of the processes. It is need a special attention to the stages of the process due to high content of other oxides, contain of radioactive elements and difficulties in separating TNO. Preferably use environmentally friendly solution to reduce toxic waste and pre-remove elements of U and Th done at the beginning of the process for avoid exposure to radiation decrease. Some stages of the process, conclusion this paper, are to give another approach in TNO extraction.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: Bangka Tin Slag; Niobium Pentoxide; Pre-Removed; Removal; Tantalum Pentoxide

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Center of Minerals Processing and Corrosion Research, Department of Metallurgical and Materials, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Indonesia, Depok 16424, Indonesia

Publication date: July 1, 2018

More about this publication?
  • ADVANCED SCIENCE LETTERS is an international peer-reviewed journal with a very wide-ranging coverage, consolidates research activities in all areas of (1) Physical Sciences, (2) Biological Sciences, (3) Mathematical Sciences, (4) Engineering, (5) Computer and Information Sciences, and (6) Geosciences to publish original short communications, full research papers and timely brief (mini) reviews with authors photo and biography encompassing the basic and applied research and current developments in educational aspects of these scientific areas.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more