Basic directions of researches:

-Physico-chemical researches of chloride and metal systems containing titanium, magnesium, vanadium, niobium and tantalum for their deep extraction from ilmenite 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 technogenic raw materials.

Scientific and production communication:

With institutions and companies: Institute of Metallurgy and Materials named after A.A. Baykova Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia; NIITitan (The Institute of Titan, Zaporozhye, Ukraine), ARRICT (Moscow, Russia), VNIItsvetmet, Kazgiprotsvetmet (Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan), NGRK “Tauken-Samruk” JSC (Astana), JSC “UKTMP” , Kazzinc (Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan), mineral fertilizers plant LLP “Kazphosphate” (Taraz), LLP «TENIRLOGISTIC», LLP “Irtysh rare-earth company” (EK).

Scientific and technical developments offered to implementation :

-The use of calibrated lances for supplying titanium tetrachloride to intensify its magnesium-thermal recovery;

-Roasting-magnetic technology of preparation of titanium raw materials for industrial processing;

-Increasing of unit capacity and intensification of processes in recovery machines;

-Process improvement of electric smelting of ilmenite 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.

Main achievements:

-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;

-Ore-smelting furnace for electrofusion ilmenite concentrates with the production of high-titanium slags was put into operation at the Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanium Magnesium Plant.

Employee information:

The collective of laboratory consists 14 people, including 3 candidates of technical sciences and 1 PhD.

Contact information:

Адрес:      050010, Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, Shevchenko street, 29

Телефон:  8 (727) 298-45-02

Факс:        8 (727) 298-45-03