Welcome to IME Process Metallurgy and Metal Recycling, RWTH Aachen University

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The activity of the Institute IME Process Metallurgically and Metal Recycling (Professor Dr.-Ing Dr. h.c. Bernd Friedrich)  consists of applied research and education/teaching in the fields of extractive metallurgy (pyrometallurgy and hydrometallurgy), metal refining and electrolysis, as well as recycling of metals and residues. We are involved in production technologies of complex alloys under vacuum up to demo-scale and powder synthesis in nano-scale.