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Duncan, OK, Recycling and Refining to Build Plasma Arc Smelter

Duncan Recycling and Refining is open for business and has signed an agreement to build a plasma arc smelter, which will allow them to recover metals from catalytic converters.

DR2 President and Velma native David Nichols said the plasma arc system by Tetronics International from Wiltshire, U.K., will be used to extract and refine platinum-group metals and ceramics from automobile catalytic converters.

“We are delighted to have signed this agreement and we are very much looking forward to seeing the plant become operational,” Tetronics International CEO Graeme Rumbol said.

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