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Published: 01 December 1998
Fig. 9 Flow diagram for recycling of copper scrap More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001118
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... Abstract Many nonferrous metals, including aluminum, nickel, copper, and others, are among the few materials that do not degrade or lose their chemical or physical properties in the recycling process. As a result, these metals can be recycled an infinite number of times. This article focuses...
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By John C. Bittence
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003222
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract 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...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003472
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Abstract This article focuses on the techniques used in recycling of aluminum metal matrix composites (MMCs) such as discontinuous SiC reinforced aluminum MMCs and continuous reinforced aluminum MMCs. It provides a discussion on the properties of recycled aluminum MMCs and disposal of aluminum...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005205
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... 90–227 (200–500) 1.3–3 Helium; gas recycling ≥Atmospheric Hollow copper electrode, vortex stabilized; 200 kW on hearth, 100 kW on crucible Plasma cold crucible melting and casting furnaces Titanium scrap and sponge, superalloys Casting ingots 380 (840) 1.3 Argon; gas recycling 50 kPa...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
... in ferroalloys, for iron chemical production, and for the precipitation of copper. Of the 24% consumed by foundries, iron foundries take 89%; steel foundries use the remaining 11%. Scrap Use by Industry Most recycled iron and steel scrap is used to produce new steel. Three basic steelmaking processes...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006484
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... in the recycling process. These include removing hazardous or environmentally difficult materials from the car. This is followed by dismantling those parts of the car that must be recycled separately; these typically include the battery, copper radiators, catalytic converter, tires and wheels, and the gasoline...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract Product design greatly influences the recycling and reuse of manufacturing materials. This article presents a design for recycling strategy based on ease of disassembly, minimizing process scrap, using readily recyclable materials, and labelling or otherwise identifying parts. It also...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... sustainable use of renewable natural resources, including the protection of wildlife habitats, open spaces, and wilderness. Reduction and disposal of waste: Companies will minimize waste and recycle wherever possible. Wise use of energy: Companies will use environmentally safe energy sources...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005267
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
.... An example of a typical runner, gate and overflow configuration for faucet fixture casting is shown. Temperature control for die casting is also discussed. The article explains some ejection and post-processing techniques used for the hot chamber die casting: robotics, recycling, and fluxing. hot...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006572
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... Abstract Alloy 362.0, low-iron premium die-casting alloy, is made from recycled secondary metal scrap and was developed to have equivalent or better mechanical properties than Silafont-36 and/or Aural-2. This datasheet provides information on key alloy metallurgy, processing effects on physical...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003050
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... and as raw materials for other processes. This article describes the recycling of in-process scrap and industrial wastes (fly ash, red mud, metallurgical waste, and other waste products), and applications of these recycled products. It focuses on environmental regulations such as Resource Conservation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005905
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... wastes or chips, must be melted using the stirring effect, or if the melt to be produced requires more frequent changes of alloy. Melting Brass Chips Returning chip-form recycled material to the production process has a high economical importance in the copper industry. A metal yield of up to 98...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003814
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
.... This compares with over 10 million tonnes for copper. Of the nickel consumed (this includes a significant quantity of recycled material), 65% is used in the manufacture of stainless steels, 12% in nickel alloys, 10% in other steels, 8% in electroplating, and 5% for other products, including chemicals. Many...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005714
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... powder deposition , supersonic particle deposition , high-velocity particle consolidation , and cold gas-dynamic spray method —have been applied to the general form of this technique. Fig. 1 Micrometer-sized copper powder used in cold spray experiments/applications. Source: Ref 1 Fig...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003169
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... in productivity and profitability. New recycling methods also are under development, since recycled metal and extracted metal have different properties. The aluminum, zinc, lead, copper, and precious metals industries have made great strides in secondary production over the last two decades. All...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... design, cost analysis, manufacturing, recyclability, and performance. concurrent engineering design considerations material selection materials engineer ENGINEERING DESIGN can be defined as the creation of a product that satisfies a certain need. A good design should result in a product...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24A.a0007021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-439-0
... of material movement across the stages of powder production, the AM process itself, powder recycling, postprocessing, testing, and certification. Source: Carpenter Additive Powder Production Elemental or prealloyed feedstock can be used to produce high-quality powder ( Fig. 2 ). Elemental raw forms...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005903
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... carried out in cast steel, wrought and cast aluminum, and copper materials. aluminum alloys carbon content cast iron cast steel casting quality copper alloys desulfurization induction melting iron-carbon system magnesium nucleation oxygen content solubility MELTING IS ONE...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002451
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
..., private costs include the costs of using and disposing of (or recycling) the product. Social costs include the cost to society of emissions resulting from extraction, processing, using, and disposing of the materials/products. These various elements of cost are introduced in the following section...