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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
... Abstract This chapter discusses recycling processes used for metals, plastics, rubber, glass, and paper. Is also describes the advantages of recycled materials. recycled materials recycling Metals More than 80% of steel is made from recycled material. Steel and iron can easily...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230493
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... ranges. beryllium copper waste recycling 27.1 Introduction Salient beryllium statistics are based mostly on the beryllium content of beryllium-copper alloys and beryllium metal ( Table 27.1 ). In 2000, approximately 130 metric tons of beryllium contained in postconsumer old scrap...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract This chapter describes the process steps in the production of smelter grade aluminum, the environmental issues with aluminum production, and the importance of recycling. It also provides a discussion on the refining, or Bayer, process and the smelting, or Hall-Héroult, process...
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Published: 01 August 2013
Fig. 14.1 Recycling symbols for polymers. (1) Polyethylene terephthalate, also indicated by PET and called polyester. (2) High-density polyethylene (also PE-HD).(3) Polyvinyl chloride, or PVC. (4) Low-density polyethylene (PE-LD), or LLDPE for very-low-density polyethylene. (5) Polypropylene More
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Published: 30 June 2023
Fig. 4.4 Steps in the UBC recycling process More
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Published: 30 June 2023
Collection and closed-loop recycling of aluminum cans is a model for sustainable packaging. However, recycling rates vary dramatically among different countries and municipalities More
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Published: 30 June 2023
Fig. 20.2 Nominal 2019 recycling rates for U.S. states with and without container deposit legislation. Source: Container Recycling Institute, 2022 More
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Published: 30 June 2023
Fig. 20.3 Baled aluminum scrap at the Novelis recycling center in Germany More
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Published: 30 June 2023
Fig. 20.5 Consumer recycling rate since 1974 in the United States. The consumer recycling rate, which excludes imports and exports, dropped to 45.2% in 2021. Source: Ref 20.6 More
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Published: 30 June 2023
Fig. 20.6 Ball Corporation 2021 reusable and recyclable aluminum drink cups. Source: Ref 20.18 More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340453
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract This chapter addresses the implications for increased aluminum usage on major issues such as climate change and solid waste management. The chapter also considers three approaches for decarbonizing aluminum-product production. aluminum alloys aluminum recycling climate change...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700249
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... Abstract Improvement in processing, material substitution, light weighting, and recycling have contributed immensely to the cause of sustainability in the materials cycle. This chapter discusses some of the key indicators of sustainability that have direct relevance to advanced high-strength...
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Published: 01 August 1999
Fig. 3 Flow diagram for aluminum in the United States, showing the role of recycling in the industry. Scrap recycling (lower left) includes scrap collectors, processors, dealers and brokers, sweat furnace operators, and dross reclaimers. More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... advancements that led from open hearth steelmaking to basic oxygen processes and ultimately the electric arc furnace (EAF). It describes the versatility, efficiency, and scalability of the EAF process and its impact on recycling and sustainability. It explains how EAF refining and deoxidation practices have...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract The manufacture of all aluminum wrought products begins with an ingot or a continuous strip solidified from the liquid state. During molten metal processing (MMP), aluminum undergoes a series of operations that are described in this chapter including melting and alloying, recycling...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340339
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
.... A huge range of products in this industry segment is also illustrated. The need for sustainable production and recyclability is also discussed. aluminum alloys aluminum cans aluminum foil packaging products recyclability sustainable production Finishing process for thin aluminum foil...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370145
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
... (or reverbs); stack melting furnaces (also called stack melters), tower melting furnaces, or jet melting furnaces; and electric coreless induction furnaces are detailed in this chapter. Factors influencing the choice of the melting, holding, and dozing equipment are presented. Equipment for recycling machined...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.9781627082839
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... many centuries, beginning with artwork dating back to 4000 B.C., and today it is used for the most demanding structural applications in the aerospace and automotive industries. Aluminum has proven to be the material of choice, for its strength, durability, styling and recyclability, for various...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... technological improvements in alloy, casting, and recycling technology have improved the competitiveness and enhanced the growth of aluminum castings markets. 1.3 Advantages and Limitations of Aluminum Castings Aluminum castings are produced in a range of alloys demonstrating wide versatility...