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Lithium Test Centre
Advance your lithium project with our in-house lithium mini-refineries and lithium processing experts
Saltworks' Lithium Test Centre combines expertise and industry-leading technology to provide innovative solutions for processing lithium chloride into battery-grade outputs. The Centre is dedicated to de-risking lithium processing projects and accelerating full-scale implementation.
Our Mission: Accelerating Lithium Projects
Saltworks offers chemical, membrane, and thermal technologies—discrete units or comprehensive systems, as needed—for the lithium industry. We focus on helping our clients to concentrate, refine, and convert lithium brines, including direct lithium extraction (DLE) eluents, to battery-grade lithium solids, including hydroxide and carbonate.
The mission of the Lithium Test Centre is to enable the clean energy transition by fast-tracking projects that produce high-grade lithium solids. We put our clients on the path to optimizing the economics and output purity of their lithium projects.
Increasing Access to Expertise and Technology
The Lithium Test Centre is located at Saltworks’ headquarters, where we also build our full-scale solutions. The Centre is staffed by scientists and engineers with deep lithium refining expertise and features two in-house mini-refineries. We move quickly, using our experience and suite of pilot assets to test and demonstrate the performance of our full-scale solutions.
At the Centre, we optimize process flow diagrams, mass balances and economic models, and provide upfront engineering and pilot testing—all to provide essential de-risking for your project.
Reach Out to Us Today
Download our brochure and contact us today to learn more about our facilities and how we can support your full-scale plant design and deployment.
We guarantee confidentiality for staged project work and offer a range of services to help you get started, including upfront analysis, pilot testing options, and guidance on chemistry for lithium processing.
Let us help you concentrate, refine, and convert the lithium outputs from your facility into the high-quality products that will power the clean energy transition.
Learn more about the Lithium Test Centre in our detailed brochure.
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