Aqua Metals Produces First AquaRefined Lead At World's First AquaRefinery

ALAMEDA, Calif., Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aqua Metals (NASDAQ:AQMS) today announced that it has produced the first-ever AquaRefined lead at its flagship AquaRefinery in McCarran, Nevada. AquaRefining is a water-based, room-temperature process and is the only clean lead recycling method.
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AquaRefining module with six electrolyzer units continuously producing AquaRefined pure lead, flowing like a waterfall of lead infused electrolytes 
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Conveyer belt carries pure lead to ingot casting area
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The first casted ingot
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Closeup of the first casted ingot

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"This is a major milestone - not just for our company, but for the entire industry," said Dr. Stephen R. Clarke, Chairman and CEO of Aqua Metals. "Our commercial-scale AquaRefining modules have the potential to revolutionize lead recycling and make lead-acid batteries the only truly sustainable battery technology. We are confident that our lead products will exceed the most rigorous industry specifications. I am extremely proud of our entire team for making this dream a reality."

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