Integrated report 2014
Glossary beginning with S
- Silver smelting and electrolytic refining technology
Comprised of: batch preparation (the mixture of batch elements followed by drying); the smelting of DorÃ© metal and the casting of anodes (melting of the batch in a Kaldo furnace to remove slag or gasify impurities followed by casting of the product [99% silver] into anodes); silver electrorefining (forming into cathodes containing a min. 99.99% Ag); melting in an electric induction furnace and the casting of refined silver into commercial form (billets or granules).