Electrowinning of Tin from Acidic Sulfate Effluents Using a Cyclone Electrolytic Cell

황산용액에서 사이클론 전해조를 이용한 주석의 전해채취

Kang, Myeong-Sik;Cho, Yeon-Chul;Ahn, Jae-Woo;Shin, Gi-Wung;Kang, Yong-Ho

  • Received : 2016.03.31
  • Accepted : 2016.04.20
  • Published : 2016.04.30


A electrodeposion behavior of tin was tested to recovery of tin metal from sulfate solution using a newly designed cyclone type electrolyzer. Parameters, such as flow rate, current density, tin and sulfuric acid concentration in the electrolyte were investigated. From the experimental results, a powered tin metal below $100{\mu}m$ can be obtained. As the increase of flow rate, current density and sulfuric acid concentration in the electrolyte, electrodeposition ratio of tin and current efficiency were increased. The electrodeposition ratio of tin was increased with the decrease of tin concentration in the electrolyte, but the current efficiency was decreased.


Tin;cyclone electrolysis;sulfate solution;electrodeposition;recovery


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