The period from September through to January sees a number of important holidays for many countries and these holidays represent the peak season for gift giving. Many people’s thoughts often turn to luxury items such as jewelry as well as to electronic items such as mobile phones, MP3 players and the like.
Precious Metal Recovery - Case Study
Application Circuit boards containing precious metals Asahi Holdings in Japan, formerly in partnership with a UK metal technology specialist, recover precious metals from printed circuit board and similar type wastes. The ERG Group of companies were able to supply a complete waste concentrating system which included the furnace, thermal oxidiser and flue gas cleaning. The process achieved 100 % thermal oxidation of any toxic components while maximising the recovery of the valuable precious metals from the...
Analysis of precious metals in jewelry
AbstractFor thousands of years, man learned the craft of making jewelry from gold. Gold is a noble metal which does not react with the air and has a shiny yellow color.Over the years, alloying of the gold was necessary to improve its properties since pure gold is too soft to be used for jewelry. Alloying of the gold is usually by low-cost metals such as copper, zinc, silver or nickel. Since different metals have different financial value, which determines the value of the jewelry, it is important to accurately...
Cleaning without material loss
Cleaning without material loss: Hydraulic Easy Cleaning-Construction reduces cleaning of the Single-shaft shredder and facilitates work processes Many materials have to be comminuted before further processing - this includes different chips and stamped parts made of plastic and metal, but also valuable precious metals such as gold and silver as well as laboratory samples. In this process, a part of the raw material often remains in the crushing machine. In order to recover the precious material, the plant had to...
Oxygen detection in manufacturing of precious and non-precious metal coins - Case Study
Oxygen detection in heat treating/annealing furnace atmosphere in manufacturing of precious and non-precious metal coinsSunshine Minting use the Systech Illinois EC913 process oxygen analyzer to monitor the oxygen in their heat treating/annealing furnace attmosphere.Based in Idaho, U.S.A., Sunshine Minting Inc. (SMI) is a leading supplier of precious metal and base metal mint products. Customers include governments, financial institutions and major corporations around the world.Well known by industry leaders, SMI...
Aurubis, Lünen, Germany - Case Study
Proven partnership in electronic scrap processing with Aurubis´ recycling center in Lünen, Germany. In 2008, Aurubis AG, headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, became the first company to implement TOMRA Sorting’s comprehensive electronic scrap process – a recycling solution which has since been deployed in a variety of custom formats by a number of other recycling plants. Aurubis Lünen produces high-purity, high-quality copper which is recovered from copper containing scrap metal. As a...