Substance Name: Electrolytes, nickel-manufg.
- A solution used in the electrolytic refining of nickel. The composition varies according to the particular process involved. The electrolyte generally contains high levels of nickel ions and lower levels of impurity metal ions such as copper, cobalt, lead, arsenic, bismuth, iron, selenium, tellurium, zinc and other non-ferrous metal ions. It also contains high levels of salts such as sodium chloride, sodium sulfate, sodium borate, sulfuric or hydrochloric acids and organic reagents.