Pilot Plant services

Elkem Pilot Plant is an industrial R&D center with core competence in metallurgical high temperature processes and related areas of expertise from raw materials testing and verification to material processing and process development. We offer customers and collaborating partners more than 10.000 square meters of advanced testing facilities, laboratories and workshops.

We can support you with:

  • By-product upgrading
  • Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) improvements
  • Equipment testing and verification
  • Hydrometallurgical treatment and processes
  • Material processing
  • Powder technology
  • Product testing
  • Process development and verification
  • Pyrometallurgical processes
  • Waste to resources
  • Waste treatment

Elkem Pilot Plant facilities also include a design group, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and graphite workshops, as well as fullyequipped laboratories for chemical analysis and material characterisation. This unique combination of pilot facilities and competences results in tailormade and flexible services for our customers and collaborating partners.