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What is electrometallurgy?


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Electrometallurgy

  • The technique that uses electrical energy to produce metals by the process of electrolysis is called electrometallurgy.
  • The end-stage in metal production is preceded by pyro- or hydrometallurgical operations done by Electrometallurgy.

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  • The final refining stage in pyrometallurgical metal production.
  • The reduction of a metal from an aqueous metal solution.

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