Clear Edge have a long history working with industry leading nickel electrorefining, pyro and hydrometallurgical producers. Our woven media is manufactured to exacting standards using highly technical raw materials. Specialized finishing techniques ensure that our filtration and diaphragm media meet the tight tolerances demanded from the varied nickel refining processes.

The Clear Edge product range has been developed along-side our nickel producing partners with all refining methods and related process stages catered for. Whether processing laterite or sulphide ore, filtering nickel concentrates and de-watering tailings or process filtration stages related to the ancillary products like copper sulphate, lead or cobalt, we have your filter media needs covered. Typical filtration or woven media dependent applications may include:

  • Concentrates de-watering
  • Tailings de-watering
  • Nickel sulphate filtration
  • Copper sulphate filtration
  • Lead filtration
  • Cobalt filtration
  • Diaphragm fabric (specific to electrowinning)

Our woven media range is designed using all types of polymers and fibers to meet not only the process demands, but also the specific demand of each type of equipment found in the nickel refining industry, these include:

  • Horizontal chamber press
  • Vertical tower press
  • Electrolytic cell (diaphragm bags)

With the nickel processing industry, it is not only about conventional woven media. Clear Edge have designed fabrics from highly technical polymers that can withstand the aggressive conditions that can be encountered. In addition, fabrics are woven and finished to a very exacting standard. Fabrication also plays a larger part and our ready-made cloths and bags are laser cut and sewn to very tight tolerances ensuring an accurate fit every time. Product quality, after sales service and securing our customers supply chain is our number one concern.

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