Adionics completes successful 1,500 Hours of Direct Lithium Extraction testing at SQM’s Atacama salar premises

PARIS, Feb. 5, 2024 — Adionics, a trailblazer in eco-friendly liquid-liquid direct lithium extraction (DLE) technology, today announced the successful completion of 1,500 hours of lithium extraction tests from brine using their pilot plant. Installed on the premises of SQM – the global mining leader in lithium production from brines, the tests were conducted during the second half of 2023 in the desert of Atacama Salar, Chile. Adionics tested five different brines from the Salar of Atacama for SQM, demonstrating the versatility and efficacy of their technology using a highly customized proprietary liquid formulation (Flionex®).