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  1. glondor

    Metal recovery via chemistry

    Lightarrow. Thank you for your input. You seem to have a good knowlage of what we are trying to accomplish, would you consider looking over this thread here and see if you can shed some light? Thanks Mike http://goldrefiningforum.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=5690&start=80
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    Metal recovery via chemistry

    Vitamin c is relatively expensive for this process. I am looking for a way to cut the cost factor and reuse as much as possible. That is a very good link to the patent. Thank you Lightarrow. Not being a chemist it will take me a while to decipher tho...
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    Metal recovery via chemistry

    Can any one add anything further to this?
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    Metal recovery via chemistry

    I have used Aqua regia to disolve gold, but it is not as selective as I would like for some of the parts I do. I know that iodine will work, I just have not found the method to drop the gold and regenerate the solution for reuse. I know it was used commercially for a while before cyanide...
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    Metal recovery via chemistry

    Many of the parts we work with are plated. Copper, nickel, Kovar base metals that must be removed or separated. Iodine is reported to be selective enough to just remove the gold. I am still looking for a way to "drop" the gold from the Iodine and still be able to reconstitute the Iodine solution...
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    Metal recovery via chemistry

    Thanks for the link Borek. Here is a quote>>>> Originally Posted by Mapes Good point. G01, what is the underlying sample made of? Potassium iodide is another good selective etchant for gold. Yes. In the mean time I have done some research and decided that a 1:2:10 mix of I2, KI, and...
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    Metal recovery via chemistry

    The information I have is partly based on this article>>>>http://webpages.charter.net/kwilliams00/bcftp/docs/halides.htm
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    Metal recovery via chemistry

    Thanks. Yes I believe copper will drop the gold, but it would render the iodine solution infective for further use. I would like to reuse the iodine solution. I am trying to cut down on chem use during the process.
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    Metal recovery via chemistry

    I am working on a pilot project to recover gold from circuit boards. I have tried several methods and am interested in giving iodine a try. I know it will dissolve the gold but I cannot find an answer on how to get the iodine solution to drop the gold. Any ideas? Thanks.
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    Telepathy in dreamstate and OBEs

    I know telepathy works in a dream state as it has happened to me many years ago. I will tell more if any one is interested.
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    I love my job

    That is a very cool model Cyrus. The stealth aspects of it are interesting. Just curious, How do you test it at higher speeds. Are these tests just used to make sure it can take off and land?
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    Ronald jenkees

    The hat's where its at! Did you watch a few Hypatia? There is such a positive vibe to the whole thing. This guy has nailed something lacking and something we all need a little bit of.
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    Ronald jenkees

    I threw up a link in another post about this guy. I thought it would be better if I gave him a post of his own. Check this guy out and throw him some feedback. I was amazed at his skills and his attitude.One super cool dude in my books. link to several vids here, check a few...
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    DRM and the music industry

    I think this guy has got it right, put it out there, have fun, see who buys. Seems to be working for him judging by the comments. Watch a few vids and you will see what I mean. Then buy the cd,lol I did. http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=EvCaK1_CRCo&feature=channel
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    Lincolnshire wind farm incident

    Similar damage on this one. Lightening strike. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyOiDQGn-6k&feature=related
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    Music question

    One, Evanesence edit oops didn't see lacuna coil,,, two.
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    US Airways Flt 1549 Crashed in Hudson River

    Interesting read and map http://imnotsayin.blogspot.com/2009/01/us-airways-fight-1594-crash-flight-path.html
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    Finally! A test to see if you have a soul

    Canadians have soul, we are just quiet and polite about it.
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    Finally! A test to see if you have a soul

    Why do they do this?? episodes only available in the United States....pblackfft It really pisses me off that Canada does not exist to you guys...
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    Wha'dja get?

    Work clothes and a blueray player. Wife got tickets for the sound of music at the prince of wales theatre, kids got everything.
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    The Myers-Briggs test

    I am an entj and my wife is a esfj. Seems to be fairly accurate. Interesting profile analysis. My wife is an angel and I am a bossy prick. lol
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    PF PHOTO CONTEST - Winter weather (Dec13th-20th)

    A trip up the 402 to Sarnia. Not the worst I have seen here, but the worst I have photographed so far.
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    News Metric System in the US

    Oh Yeah. When you misplace all those lil decimal points in the metric system stuff can go real bad real fast. From construction grades to french rockets, bad things happen. It is really hard to screw up feet and inches. really hard. RE measuring.
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    News Metric System in the US

    Ha, the metric system!!! believe it or not it was a big bonus for the fuel companies. We here in metric Canada have been overpaying for fuel for 30 years or more. When we moved back to Canada in 1995 gas was 45 cents a liter, it was 98 cents a gallon in Virginia. WOW 45 cents sure sounds cheap...
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    Oil by Labor Day

    Sorry to hear about the setbacks. There will be a viable market for the fuel one day soon. Oil prices will not remain low for long. Money will flow.
  26. glondor

    Stereo earpiece

    thanks Russ, looks like all we need is an adapter.
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    Stereo earpiece

    Hi all. Anyone ever heard of a stereo earpiece? My son is deaf in one ear and when he uses headphones he looses half the sound. Ear buds are the same. only half the sound comes thru. I wonder if there is a full sound earpiece out there some where. IE both channels of sound in one earbud.
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