Mining Chemicals

Huntsman Performance Products is a global manufacturer and marketer of specialty mineral processing reagents. With more than 40 years’ experience in the global mining industry, we have a track record for introducing innovative new products to market. Worldwide, our mineral processing reagents are used to extract base and precious metals, industrial minerals (phosphates), iron ore, mineral sands and coal.

Our reagents for mineral flotation include POLYFROTH® frothers, POLYMAX® dispersants UNIMAX ® depressants and POLYPRO® collectors.

For hydrometallurgical applications we offer POLYSIL® coagulants for silica control, organic phase modifiers, SX liquor impurity control agents, POLYMAX® carbon blanking agents for CIL/CIP, and extractants for uranium.

We are also a supplier of reagents for dewatering, defoaming, dust suppression and heat transfer fluids. Solutions include UNIDRI® filter aids, UNIBIND® dust suppressants and GLYTHERM® heat transfer fluids.

As well as providing our mining customers with access to a portfolio of high performance chemistries, our metallurgical team can provide technical troubleshooting advice. We offer on-site laboratory test work and full plant scale reagent trials. We also have the ability to conduct metallurgical test programs in our fully equipped flotation laboratory.


Key products
Alcohol modifiers

In selected countries we offer isodecanol and tridecanol alcohols for uranium, nickel and cobalt solvent extraction applications.


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