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This article focuses on the recycling of metals including iron and steel, stainless steel, superalloys, nickel, aluminum, copper, precious metals, lead, magnesium, tin, titanium, and zinc. It provides information on the identification and sorting of scrap metals and discusses the equipment and procedures used for small-scale and large-scale scrapping operations.

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John C. Bittence, 1998. "Recycling", Metals Handbook Desk Edition, 2nd Ed., Joseph R. Davis

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