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PVC geomembrane specifications for South American lithium mining

The authors evaluate the importance of using standardized specifications for PVC geomembranes at the salares of Bolivia, Argentina and Chile.

Features | June 1, 2022 | By: Myriam Astrid Acevedo Soriano and Juan Manuel Cortés

FIGURE 1 A covered pond with a PVC geomembrane (left) that complies with Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) specifications. A second pond (right) is already filled with lithium brine. Lithium, one of the raw materials in various batteries, is the element powering the technological revolution over the past 30 years that has led to people having […]


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