Mitsui Kinzoku Proposes Rare Metal Solution

Mitsui Mining & Smelting (Mitsui Kinzoku) is proposing a rare metal solution that contributes to the simple compounding and coating of rare metals. The solutions have excellent reactivity and can be easily combined by simply mixing the solutions and can also be used as coating agents.

There are 16 types in the lineup. It includes such insoluble elements as niobium and tantalum in addition to titanium and rare-earth elements.

Recently, inquiries for lithium niobate aqueous solution for surface coating of cathode materials for all-solid-state batteries have been increasing. The company aims to expand sample shipments and commercialize the product as soon as possible.