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Alkali Metal Cyanides

  1. Andreas Rubo1,
  2. Raf Kellens2,
  3. Jay Reddy3,
  4. Norbert Steier4,
  5. Wolfgang Hasenpusch5

Published Online: 15 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.i01_i01

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Rubo, A., Kellens, R., Reddy, J., Steier, N. and Hasenpusch, W. 2006. Alkali Metal Cyanides. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    CyPlus GmbH, Hanau-Wolfgang, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    DSM, Geleen, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    Sasol, Johannesburg, South Africa

  4. 4

    CyPlus GmbH, Wesseling, Federal Republic of Germany

  5. 5

    Degussa AG, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2006

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Properties
2.Production, Packaging, and Transport
2.1.Classical Cyanide Production Processes
2.2.Cyanide Production Processes
2.3.Energy Consumption
2.4.Packaging and Transport
2.5.Responsible Care, Product Stewardship, Sustainable Development, Certification
3.Emissions and Consumptions
4.Quality Specifications, Impurities
5.Uses
5.1.Gold Mining
5.2.Chemical Synthesis
5.3.Electroplating of Metals
5.4.Hardening of Metals
6.Economic Aspects
7.Best Available Techniques (BAT)
7.1.Processes
7.2.Procedures
7.3.Toxicology and Occupational Health