Blog: How does the FlashPhos concept work?

Blog: How does the FlashPhos concept work?

FlashPhos will demonstrate at a large scale a thermochemical process to sustainably produce high-quality white phosphorus (P4) and other valuable raw materials using sewage sludge as input material. The FlashPhos concept follows an economically and ecologically sound...
Blog: Why sewage sludge and why white phosphorus?

Blog: Why sewage sludge and why white phosphorus?

In May 2021, 17 large companies, SMEs, non-profit organisations and universities from 5 EU countries have started to work on our H2020 project FlashPhos, aiming to build and operate a pilot plant to convert 250 kg per hour of dried sewage sludge at more than 1500°C to...
Blog: Critical Raw Materials in the EU

Blog: Critical Raw Materials in the EU

The main output of the FlashPhos process, white phosphorus (P4), is a critical raw material (CRM). The European Commission has published a list of CRMs that is being regularly reviewed and updated.  To count as CRM, materials must fulfil two criteria: High importance...