Saltworks brings water mining expertise and advanced desalination technologies to our lithium clients, offering solutions for concentrating, refining, and converting low-grade lithium sources to battery-grade product. We offer higher purity and lower energy processing technology, that boosts yield, removes unit operations, and reduces cost.
Saltworks has shipped two SaltMaker MVR crystallizers and a SaltMaker ChilledCrys to the electric vehicle (EV) battery industry. These full-scale systems will play an essential role in the production of lithium and nickel—two critical elements in EV batteries.
SaltMaker MVR crystallizers are highly modular, electrically driven, and use forced circulation mechanical vapour recompression (MVR) to evaporate water and crystallize compounds. Their compact and modular design enables rapid installation on factory floors, boosting production while recycling wastewater and ions of value.
Saltworks offers a suite of advanced water technology solutions to support electrification and decarbonization in industry, particularly industrial desalination.
Saltworks’ solutions are used to concentrate and convert valuable metals to battery-grade solids, manage residual brines, and target specific contaminants. The company’s most economic recovery projects involve lithium, nickel, and cobalt. Saltworks has also helped clients recover commodity chemicals such as ammonia, sodium sulfate, and acids. Reach out to Saltworks’ technical experts to learn more.
About SaltworksSaltworks Technologies is a leader in the development and delivery of solutions for industrial wastewater treatment and lithium refining. By working with customers to understand their unique challenges and focusing on continuous innovation, Saltworks’ solutions provide best-in-class performance and reliability. From its headquarters in Richmond, BC, Canada, Saltworks designs, builds, and operates full-scale plants, and offers comprehensive offsite and onsite testing services with its fleet of mobile pilots.
Achieve true ZLD with two forced circulation evaporative crystallizer options: SaltMaker MVR and SaltMaker MSF.
From electronics to electric vehicles, the world increasingly runs on lithium ion technology. Saltworks’ advanced water processing and resource extraction technologies contribute to multiple parts of the lithium value chain, including recycling lithium ion batteries to close the loop on valuable production materials including lithium, cobalt, and nickel.
Saltworks is pleased to announce the production of battery-grade lithium hydroxide from an industrial wastewater. Saltworks’ process harvests lithium hydroxide solids that reach or exceed battery-grade specifications.