Xanthates are used for the separation of metal sulfides: copper, nickel, lead, gold and zinc.
In Rudong, China, SNF is producing all primary xanthates grades used by the mining industry:
- Sodium Ethyl Xanthate (SEX),
- Sodium Isopropyl Xanthate (SIPX)
- Sodium Isobutyl Xanthate (SIBX)
- Potassium Isobutyl Xanthate (PIBX)
- Potassium Iso Amyl Xanthate (PIAX or PAX)
- Potassium N Butyl Xanthate (PNBX)
SNF Xanthate products are 90% pure.
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