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Copper Cathodes

KGHM Metraco S.A. offers copper cathodes produced by "Głogów" and "Legnica" Copper Smelting Facilities. The product is characterized by exceptionally good quality, proven by the certificates issued by the London Metal Exchange and the Shanghai Futures Exchange. The quality is guaranteed by the following brands: HML for "Legnica" smelter, HMG for "Głogów" smelter and HMG-B for "Głogów II" smelter, under which they are registered with the London Metal Exchange as grade "A".

Producer – KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. Branch Brand Cathode's dimensions and weight: length x swidth x thickness in mm weight in kg Bundle dimensions and weight: length x width x height in mm weight in kg Packaging details
“Głogów I”Copper Smelting Facility HMG-S 910 x 910 ±10 x 9÷20 Average 112 kg (80-145 kg) Approx. 950 x 1070 x 300-500 Approx 1900 kg (1500-2100 kg) Bundles of 15-19 cathodes bound with 1-3 steel straps, fastened with a clasp labeled with HMGS tag
“Głogów II” Copper Smelting Facility HMG-B 1030 x 1030 ±10
x 10÷25
Average 115 kg (80-130 kg)
Approx. 1170 x 1050 x 300-500
Approx. 1900 kg (1650-2100 kg)
Bundles of 15-18
cathodes bound with 1-3 steel straps, fastened with a clasp labeled with HMGB tag
“Legnica” Copper Smelting Facility HML
910 x 780 x 10÷15 Average 95 kg (80-110 kg)
Approx. 1950 x 820 x 300-600 Approx. 2200 kg (500-2400 kg) Bundles of average 22-23 cathodes bound with 2-3 steel straps, fastened with a clasp labeled with HML tag

The product complies with the requirements of the PN-EN 1978 standard.

  • All brands are registered with the London Metal Exchange as grade "A" in accordance with BS EN 1978:1998.
  • Minimum copper content – 99.99 %.
  • Since 2007, production of electrolytic copper in the form of cathodes at "Głogów" Smelting Plant has been executed based on the Integrated Management System complying with the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 standards.
  • "Legnica" Copper Plant has a certificate of the Integrated Management System for compliance with the requirements of PN-EN ISO 9001:2009, PN-EN ISO 14001:2005, PN-N 18001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 in the area of manufacture of copper cathodes, round ingots, sulphuric acid, copper sulphate, nickel sulphate and refined lead.