Precious metal recycling with passion

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Thank you for visiting our website. We are your first choice when it comes to recovering precious metals. Get to know our company and our wide range of precious metal recycling services. It doesn’t matter whether they’re from catalytic converters, electronic scrap or other materials; you’ve come to the right place. Find out about the paths your materials take through our company and the technologies we use to process them.

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Diesel particulate filters are challenging precious metals recycler

The DPF substrate is significantly different from a regular spent auto catalyst (SAC). A regular SAC (diesel oxidation catalyst or gasoline three-way) is made of a cordierite ceramic monolith coated with precious metals. DPF´s are often made from silicon-carbide (SiC) brick and this ceramic substrate needs a totally different smelting environment.

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Hensel Recycling Churfranken Triathlon – a complete success

The 9th Hensel Recycling Churfranken Triathlon started in perfect weather in Niedernberg am Honischbeach on Sunday, 16 July. The “sprint relay”, “individual sprint” and “individual Olympic distance” races were fully booked with more than 600 participants overall. A large crowd cheered the athletes on at the start of the course, at the edge of the routes, and at the finish line.

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Hensel Recycling supports "Stadtradeln"

Aschaffenburg in the Main lowlands is particularly good for cycling. The ‘City cycling’ nationwide campaign is designed to get people enthusiastic about bike riding, for example, on their way to work. In the period from 26.06.-16.07.2017, the registered participants collect points for every kilometre cycled. There are team and individual rankings.

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Collection of materials containing precious metals, such as end-of-life catalytic converters from car dismantlers.

The materials are then picked up and classified by our experts.

The precious-metal-bearing carrier material and the non-precious-metal-bearing steel casing are separated.

The precious-metal-bearing components are then ground to a fine homogeneous powder.

The subsequent sampling process is used to collect a small representative sample of material on the basis of which a valuation is made for several tonnes of material.

The material from the homogeneous powder is enriched in the pyrometallurgical refining process and high-purity precious metal is obtained.

This is followed by the physical provision of the precious metals (as bars, sponge, powder). We offer a range of comprehensive services in precious metal management – from a precious metal account to precious metal trading.

Ultimately, the precious metals recovered are used for new, mostly industrial purposes, such as in mobile phones or catalytic converters.

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