Turn your spent material into valuable assets

Precious metals including platinum, palladium, ruthenium, rhodium, rhenium, gold and silver are used in the products and daily processes of industries all over the world. Sabin uses our proven techniques and pyro-metallurgical processes to recover and refine every possible ounce from your operations. We generate representative samples, identify the exact precious metal content and deliver you the highest possible returns. So you can turn your spent material into real, valuable assets.

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Pharmaceutical

We recover and refine platinum, palladium, gold and other precious metals from catalysts and materials used in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical products.

Materials include:
  • Precious metal catalysts used for hydrogenation
  • Precious metal catalysts used for eliminating end-of-pipe emissions
  • Products using palladium on carbon
  • Products using platinum on carbon
  • Catalysts using gold
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Petroleum

We recover and refine precious metals from hydrocarbon and petroleum processing catalysts. Our pyro-metallurgical recovery methods allow us to deliver the highest possible returns for you.

We refine catalysts with a variety of supports including:
  • Soluble and insoluble alumina
  • Silica-alumina
  • Zeolite
  • Carbon
Acceptable forms:
  • Pellets
  • Beads
  • Extrudates
  • Monolithic structures

Our proprietary Pyro-Re® process offers the only pyro-metallugical recovery of rhenium in the industry. With it, we recover total rhenium content from spent semi-regenerative and cyclic fixed-bed hydrocarbon processing catalysts—and get you a full return.

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Nitric Acid/Agrochemical

We offer comprehensive services to your industry that helps maximize production efficiencies and ensures return of precious metals from your plant.

Our products and services include:
  • Custom state-of-the-art catalyst gauzes
  • Non-destructive cleaning of plants and equipment
  • Destructive cleaning of waste heat boilers, etc
  • Precious metal recovery from cleanings, vacuum dusts, sweeps, sludges, etc
  • Processing of gas and acid filters
  • Computational fluid dynamics: simulation mapping of catalyst systems to better understand losses and assist in mitigation planning
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Chemical

We recover and refine platinum group and other precious metals from spent catalysts and products used in chemical processing.

We recover precious metals with a variety of supports including:
  • Palladium on granular carbon
  • Palladium and gold on alumina silicate
  • Platinum on carbon
  • Palladium on calcium carbonate
  • Various gold compounds
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Electronics

We recover and refine precious metals from a wide variety of electronic components, products and production materials.

Materials include:
  • MLCCs
  • Integrated circuits
  • Devices
  • Targets
  • Flakes
  • Powders
  • Interconnects
  • Gold- and palladium-plated products and components
  • Ceramic packages
  • Thick- and thin-film materials
  • Parts rejects
  • Obsolete products
  • Customer returns
  • Production/processing byproducts
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Fuel Cells

We recover and refine platinum, ruthenium, palladium and other precious metals from spent fuel cell catalysts and other material.

Materials include:
  • PEM anode/cathode catalysts
  • Fuel processing catalysts
  • Production scraps
  • Process byproducts
  • Other catalyst components
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Know what matters

Learn more about precious metal refining and how to get the highest possible return.

Free in-plant evaluation

Our experts will identify ways to maximize precious metal recovery in your operations.

Bars of raw metal.Five test tubes holding a variety of metal samples.