Nouryon offers unique chemistries with the required functionalities for a wide range of mineral processing applications. Beyond flotation reagents, we offer various process aids like frothers, anti-foaming agents, dewatering aids, extraction chemicals and anticaking agents. 

Mining Applications Overview

Mineral Mining Application Key Benefits
Barite Silica Flotation
  • Suitable fo reverse flotation where impurities are silicates
Feldspar Direct Flotation
  • Suitable for fluoride systems and non-fluoride systems
Magnesite Silica Flotation
  • Suitable for reverse flotation of less complex ores where impurities are silicates
  • Developed for reverse flotation of complex ores where impurities are silicates
Spodumene Silica Flotation
  • Performs in reverse flotation where impurities are silicates
  • Direct flotation of spodumene
Wollastonite Direct Flotation
  • Performs in direct flotation process where impurities are carbonates
Zinc Oxide Direct Flotation
  • Suitable for direct flotation
Kaolin Direct Flotation
  • Suitable for direct flotation
Fluorspar Direct Flotation
  • Suitable for direct flotation
Pyrochlore / Niobium Direct Flotation
  • Suitable for direct flotation of pyrochlore systems
  • Proprietary liquid formulation, suitable in direct flotation of pyrochlore systems
Scheelite Direct Flotation
  • Developed for direct flotation
Potash Anticaking
  • Suitable for anticaking treatment for load out, storage and/or transport
  • Dispersible in water, suitable for anticaking treatment for load out, storage and/or
    transport
Other salts Anticaking
  • Suitable for anticaking of NH4-Nitrate
  • Suitable for K-Nitrate, NH4-Nitrate, NH4-Sulfate and Urea anticaking

Process Aids

Mining Application Key Benefits
Dispersion
  • General purpose mineral dispersants
  • Suitable for dispersion of hydrophobic particles
Flocculation
  • Suitable for flocculation of neutral to slightly anionic particles
Frothers
  • Suitable for phospate, potash, etc.
Internal Additives
  • Increases granular integrity for DAP, MAP, SSP, TSP and NH4-Nitrate