Global demand for precious metals continues to soar, whether for jewellery or for use in industrial applications.
While gold and silver have been used for thousands of years in jewellery, more recently precious metals are
performing useful and specialist functions in chemical processes, electronics manufacturing, aerospace and
automotive systems, eg catalytic converters. CARBOLITE equipment is used throughout the world both for
recycling these relatively rare commodities and for assessing their purity. Two key processes in the precious
metals market are smelting and cupellation