Principal Applications

  • Gold recovery from mineral sources via cyanidation route

Advantages

  • Enhanced selectivity for gold over copper
  • Superior Mechanical Strength
  • Large bead size
  • Highly selective

Systems

  • Cyanide leach liquors and pulps

Typical Packaging

  • 1 ft³ Sack
  • 25 L Sack
  • 5 ft³ Drum (Fiber)
  • 1 m³ Supersack
  • 42 ft³ Supersack

Typical Physical & Chemical Characteristics:

Polymer Structure Macroporous polystyrene crosslinked with divinylbenzene
Appearance Spherical Beads
Functional Group Tri-butylamine
Ionic Form Cl- form
Total Capacity 0.8 - 1.2 eq / dry kg (Cl- form)
Moisture Retention 50 - 60 % (Cl- form)
Particle Size Range 800 - 1400 µm
< 710 µm (max.) 1 %
Specific Gravity 1.05
Shipping Weight (approx.) 650 - 690 g/L (40.6 - 43.1 lb/ft³)
Temperature Limit 60 °C (140.0 °F) (OH- form)
Temperature Limit 100 °C (212.0 °F) (Cl- form)