Outotec® Flash Smelting Process

Ensure your smelting process offers the best in energy efficiency. The Outotec Flash Smelting Process is the cleanest smelting method available. It gives you high recovery of metals with low investment and operating costs.

  • Gives you high recovery of copper, nickel, and other valuable metals    
  • Requires low investment and operating costs    
  • Allows a continuous process with high flexibility and on-line availability    
  • Enables high sulfur recovery with only one continuous high-strength SO₂ stream to the acid plant    
  • Improves in-plant hygiene and decreases emissions    
  • Gives long campaign life