Today CMP produces lithium metal in ingots of segmental shape and granules of technical grade (99.0% min).
The major markets for these products are Butyllithium (n-BuLi) and API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) where lithium metal is used as a catalyst for the reaction.
By the end of 2020 the plant plans to launch the production of lithium metal in cylinders of battery grade (99.9% min) and the production of lithium-aluminum alloys together with local Russian and foreign partners.
In 2021 CMP plans to start commercial production of lithium foil.
Lithium metal cylinders and foil are used at the battery market.