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Conclusions

The geometry of the reactor and electrochemical kinetics are mainly influenced by the hydrodynamic properties of the reactor filter-press and the concentration of the electro silver recovered. The variation in the distribution of the potential in the electrolyte for each current value is 1-2% maximum. Therefore, it can be inferred that the geometry of the reactor contributed with an increase of 4% in of Ag concentration electro-recovered in the RST reactor with respect to the RSM.

Acknowledgements The authors externalize their gratitude to PRODEP, the Universidad Tecnologica de Tulancingo and the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo for the support granted for the development of this research.

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