Nitric Acid Plant Clean Down

London Chemicals & Resources Limited (LCR) is proud to represent RS Bruce in relation to the recovery of Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) from Nitric Acid plant clean down.

Nitric acid plants use highly reactive chemicals that require careful handling to avoid accidents and environmental damage. Over time, equipment and facilities can become contaminated with residual nitric acid and other hazardous substances, posing a risk to workers and the environment.

We offer specialised Nitric Acid Plant Clean Down services to help you maintain a safe and compliant facility. Our team of experts uses the latest techniques and equipment to remove hazardous waste and minimize downtime, so you can focus on your core operations.

Why Choose Our Nitric Acid Plant Clean Down Services?

Eco-Friendly Solutions

We understand the importance of protecting the environment and minimizing your carbon footprint. That’s why we use eco-friendly cleaning solutions and follow strict protocols to ensure that all waste is disposed of safely and responsibly.

Cost-Effective Options

Our Nitric Acid Plant Clean Down services are designed to be cost-effective and tailored to your specific needs. We work closely with you to develop a customized plan that meets your budget and minimizes disruption to your operations.

Expertise You Can Trust

Our team of experienced professionals has the knowledge and skills to handle even the most complex Nitric Acid Plant Clean Down projects. We stay up-to-date with the latest industry standards and regulations, so you can have peace of mind knowing that your facility is in good hands.

How Our Nitric Acid Plant Clean Down Services Work

Our Nitric Acid Plant Clean Down process is designed to be efficient and effective while minimizing risks to workers and the environment. Here’s how it works:

  1. Site Assessment: Our team will conduct a thorough site assessment to identify areas that require cleaning and evaluate any potential risks or hazards.
  2. Planning and Preparation: We’ll work with you to develop a customized plan that minimizes downtime and ensures the safety of your workers and the environment. We’ll also prepare the site by setting up appropriate safety measures and equipment.
  3. Cleaning and Waste Removal: Our team will use specialized equipment and techniques to remove all hazardous waste and residual contaminants from your facility. We’ll also ensure that all waste is safely and responsibly disposed of.
  4. Inspection and Testing: After the cleaning is complete, we’ll conduct a final inspection and testing to ensure that your facility meets all safety and environmental standards.

RS Bruce is the world’s leading specialist in recovering PGMs from Nitric Acid and other chemical plants. With over 35 years of experience and more than 700 successful clean downs completed, RS Bruce has to date recovered over USD2 bn worth of Palladium, Platinum and Rhodium from clients’ plants.

RS Bruce offers both non-destructive and destructive clean downs of Nitric Acid plants. Non-destructive clean downs of operational plants use mild chemicals and non-aggressive techniques, specially developed by RS Bruce and extensively tested to ensure safe yet optimal recovery of lost PGMs. Non-destructive clean downs usually take place during scheduled maintenance shutdowns in order to avoid disruption to clients’ production schedules. Clients benefit from an RS Bruce clean down not only by recovering lost PGMs but also through improved heat exchange efficiency.

Destructive cleaning of decommissioned plant components is also offered. This can recover 100% of PGMs retained within those components.

RS Bruce uses a wide range of technologies and equipment to recover metals including Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Iridium, Ruthenium, Gold, Silver, Molybdenum, Cobalt, Titanium, Nickel and Copper from a variety of industrial residues such as Process Residues, Sludges, Filter Cakes, Filter Media, Activated Carbon, Diatomaceous Earth & Ion Exchange Resins, Filter Cartridges and Papers, Cathode Plates, Gauzes, PGM Coated Mesh, Shot Blast Wastes and Overspray from PGM Coating, Turbine Blades and Vanes, PPE & Workwear, Lab Smalls, Samples, Filter Papers, Filter Media, Plant and Equipment, Sweepings and Residues from Process Labs, Buildings, Concrete Floors, Wall Coverings and Roof Spaces, Furnace Slag, Refinery Slag, Flue Dust and Sweepings, Dentistry and Medical Wastes, Jewellery Scrap, Floor Sweeps, Electronic Equipment and Specialist Components and Connectors, Raschig rings and Support Structures from Nitric Acid Plants.

Please contact LCR to discuss how we can help you to recover your lost PGMs.

London Chemicals & Resources Limited (LCR) is proud to announce its partnership with AGR S.A. in a new spent catalyst processing facility AGR Catalyst Recovery (AGR-CR). This new facility already has licenses and permits in place and is located in Logrezana, between Aviles and Gijón in the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain, the administrative and commercial centre for the region.

Building and construction work commenced in 2018 and the company was officially launched in 2020. We utilise the latest technology for processing spent catalysts, originating mainly from the European oil and gas industry, which are finally recycled to produce chemicals and ferro-alloys and returned to the industry.

London Chemicals & Resources Ltd is proud that AGR-CR will create many new jobs for the local community over the coming years.

At full capacity, the facility will be roasting many thousands of tonnes per year of spent catalyst arising from catalytic processes such as hydrodesulfurization (HDS), hydrodemetallization (HDM) and hydrocracking (HC). These spent catalysts include VMoNi, NiMo, CoMo and NiW.

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If you would like to speak to someone directly about our nitric acid plant clean down services, please call us on +44 (0)20 7183 0651 or visit our contact page, or contact us via LinkedIn and we will be happy to answer any of your questions.

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