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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
... on the recycling of nonferrous alloys, namely, aluminum, copper, magnesium, tin, lead, zinc, and titanium, providing details on the sources, consumption and classification of scrap, and the technological trends and developments in recycling. aluminum recycling copper recycling lead recycling magnesium...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003471
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... of technologies have been or are in the process of being developed. These processes use scrap composites as feedstock for the production of a variety of useful materials. Whatever the merits of these particular processes, they are only one element in an overall recycling system for composites. The successful...
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
... Abstract A significant amount of the worldwide demand for metals is met with recycled materials acquired by metal producers in the form of purchased scrap. This article focuses primarily on the methods and technology used to process and repurpose the vast amounts of purchased scrap...
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
... Abstract Aluminum possesses many characteristics that make it highly compatible with recycling. Production of aluminum from scrap has a number of advantages. This article discusses the technology for the recovery, sorting, and remelting of aluminum. It describes the collection and acquisition...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... attention turned to the recycling of engineering (durable) plastics. Each of these materials presents unique challenges for disposal, collection, identification, separation, and purification. However, new technologies are being developed steadily, and prospects are good for increased recycling...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003474
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
..., recyclability, and processability. It describes the properties of high-volume composites used in automotive industries. The article provides a discussion on state-of-the-art and developing technologies in automotive field. automotive industies design optimization polymer matrix composites reliability...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003050
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
..., such waste can be used as a raw material, if optimal conditions are established so that the original process is not affected. Similarly, recovery scrubber technology has been developed that removes SO 2 from cement kiln flue gas and makes the waste dust suitable for recycling to the cement kiln ( Fig. 1...
Book Chapter

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
... in new can sheet. Fig. 7 Flow diagram of closed-loop UBC recycling and manufacturing Automotive Scrap Increased activity in the recycling of spent automobiles is based largely on new steel technologies that make scrap conversion economically attractive. However, the exceptional value...
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
... and an enormous challenge to the engineering community. Engineers stand at the center of what has been called the paradox of technology, namely “that environmental disruption is brought about by the industrial economy, but that advancement of the industrial economy has also been and will be a main route...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... be deducted from the cost of production. Also remember that working at the upper limits of technology produces higher scrap levels. Exotic manufacturing processes, or extremely tight tolerances, naturally yield higher scrap rates than conventional processing to wide tolerances. Selecting Recyclable...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006052
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... metal powders is also discussed. The article also provides information on the emerging technologies for tungsten carbide synthesis and binders in hard metal production, such as cobalt, iron, and nickel. binders carbide powders cobalt hard metal production iron metal powders nickel nitride...
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
... determines not only the basic physical characteristics of the product, but also the processing technologies that can be employed in its manufacture, the specialized properties that can be developed as a function of that processing, and, ultimately, the cost of the product. Because of the interplay...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003415
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... hardware investments associated with compression molding become favorable from a minimum total production series of 100,000 parts per year, using single cavity tooling; for smaller series, other manufacturing technologies are often more cost-effective. In the automotive sector, annual volumes could reach...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002433
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... aspect of a product (such as recyclability) can influence other aspects negatively (such as energy usage). Therefore a methodology is required to assess trade-offs incurred in making changes. This method is called life-cycle analysis or assessment (LCA). Life-cycle analysis aims at identifying...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005275
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... is discussed. The article provides information on thixoblending and summarizes results from two independent studies of the mechanical properties of recycled AZ91D. It also describes the factors on which the mechanical properties depend and illustrates microstructures of semisolid thixomolded AZ91D...
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
... have authorization to select the AM technology, powder feedstock, subcontract suppliers, and determine the most cost-effective approach to deliver compliant parts on behalf of the design authority. Software Provider Additive manufacturing producers utilize a variety of software and hardware...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... through it. Light-emitting diodes have been in commercial use for many years. The first commercial applications for LED (technology were in displays for hand-held calculators and digital watches. Today, LEDs are used in visual displays in automobiles, calculators, appliances, consumer electronic equipment...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001080
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... Abstract Titanium has been recognized as an element with good mechanical and physical properties, alloying characteristics, and corrosion resistance. Providing an outline of general characteristics and types of titanium alloys, this article discusses the contemporary technology of titanium...
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
... of this torch design means that an effective gas recycling system must be provided, especially if helium is used as the plasma gas. A key technology in the plasma melter is gas recycling systems that include reactive filters, oil-free high-capacity pump sets, and compressors. If necessary, the recycling...
Book Chapter

By Barry Law
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... with post-consumer waste, the first standard for recycled latex paint, was published by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) was created by U.S. federal agencies such as the Department of Energy, the National Institute of Standards and Technology...