Ore-smelting furnace for electric smelting titano-ferrite concentrates with the production of high-titanium slags was put into operation at the Ust-KamenogorskTitanium Magnesium Plant;
The extraction technology of obtaining pure vanadium pentoxide from industrial products introduced at the Ust-Kamenogorsk titanium magnesium plant;
The purification technology of titanium tetrachloride from the metal-chloride impurities was introduced in the Ust-Kamenogorsk titanium magnesium plant;
Basic research directions:
Physical and chemical researches of chloride and metal systems containing titanium, magnesium, vanadium, niobium and tantalum for their deep extraction from titano-ferrite concentrates;
Development and implementation technologies of titanium, molybdenum and tungsten to obtain a high-quality commercial products;
Development of extraction technology of rare earth elements from mineral and different man-made raw materials;
Development of technologies for processing titanium magnetite concentrates.
Scientific and technical developments offered to implementation:
Increasing of unit capacity and intensification of processes in recovery machines;
Process improvement of electric smelting of titano-ferrite concentrates using a calcium and manganese fluxes and alternative reducing agents;
Complex processing technology of production waste of mineral fertilizers to produce REE concentrate, sodium sulfate, calcium hydroxide and ammonium nitrate;
Technology for recycling titanium-magnesium production with the production of synthetic carnallite and middlings enriched in niobium and titanium;
Technology of complex processing of titanium-magnetite concentrate from Masalskoye deposit with obtaining commercial products in the form of iron-containing alloy, vanadium and titanium-containing slags. A business plan is attached;
Low-waste combined processing technology of ilmenite concentrates with a high chromium content. A business plan is attached Technology for extracting rare earth metals from waste cake from processing of wolframite concentrate and spent melts of titanium chlorinators.
There are 8 employees working in the laboratory, including candidates of technical sciences, a PhD doctoral candidate, an undergraduate student.