Metallurgical Viability, Inc. 

100 Wedgemont Drive, Elkton, MD 21921

 robert@metallurgicalviability.com or Robert.R.Odle@gmail.com

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Robert R. Odle, Ph.D.

Dr. Odle has experience in process engineering from working in operating companies such as Southwire (Pyrometallurgy), Amax Nickel (hydrometallurgy), and from working inside an engineering company (Fluor).  

 Below are some of the functions where we can assist (leading or following):

 

  • Block Flow Diagrams
  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Process Development
  • Material and Energy Balances
  • Equipment List
  • Equipment Specifications
  • Design Criteria
  • Product Specifications
  • Operating Costs
  • Competitive Processes
  • Optimization of Process
  • Cost Minimization
  • Raw Material Specifications
  • By-Products
  • Environmental Considerations
  • Equipment Costs
  • Preliminary Capital Cost Estimates

Process Engineering Capabilities / Examples

 Process Engineering Capabilities 

Copper Refinery

 Waste Water Treatment

Solar Grade Si

Synthetic Cu2O Mill Scale

PFD Examples

 Process Flow Diagrams

Electric Arc Furnace Dust (K061)

Hazardous Waste Flowsheet

Spent Pot Liner Recycling

Asbestos to MgCl2

MgCl2 to MgO.xH2O

  Scrubber Circuit

 WWTP Cu Refinery

Energy from BioSolids

Removal of Cu from LiBr

CuES-IIB Process

Future Gen by MV, Inc.

MV Coal Fly Ash Recycling 2014

Corrosion Capabilities / Examples

Under-Deposit Corrosion

SCC

Technical Briefing Denickelification

Failure Analysis of Cupro-Nickel Tube

Pitting

Crevice Corrosion

Failure Analysis Capabilities / Examples

Investigations

Root Cause Investigations Article

FA Questions

Industries

Failure Analysis        Questionnaire

Metals Experience

copper

nickel

zinc

lead

magnesium

gold

silver

cobalt

silicon

REE bulk

Areas of Technical Competency

Extractive Metallurgy

Waste Water Treatment

Inorganic Chemistry

Visual Basic for Applications

Electrowinning

Hydrogen Sulfide

Smelting

Electro-refining

Material & Energy Balances (VBA)