Precious metal recycling with passion

Your first choice. Today and in the future

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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Oliver Krestin – new president of the IPMI

The 43rd conference of the International Precious Metals Institute took place from June 15th to June 18th in Reno, Nevada. This year, there was a very special occasion for Hensel Recycling, as Oliver Krestin, one of Hensel Recycling’s Managing Directors, was appointed as the President of the prestigious Precious Metals Association.

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Process Reliability you can count on

Like a well oiled machine

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.

End-of-life
Collection and classification
Dismantling
Homogenisation
Sampling and value determination
Smelting
Precious metals
Industrial usage

Current events

We’d be delighted if you’d join us
Car recycling conference in Hohenroda

On October 1 and 2 2019, representatives from different sectors will meet at the Hessenhotelpark Hohenroda: car dismantlers, recycling companies, associations and environmental offices.

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E-WASTE WORLD CONFERENCE AND EXPO

The E-Waste World Conference and Expo will take place on the 14th and 15th of November in the Kap Europa convention centre in Frankfurt under the motto “Closing the Loop on the Global E-Waste Challenge”.

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IPMI European Chapter

The annual seminar of the European Chapter of the IPMI (International Precious Metal Institute) will take place this year in Portugal between November 17th and November 19th in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa.

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