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Scrap Metal Recycling 1

by Integrated Engineers Inc.  (Jan. 30, 2009)

Integrated Engineers provided treatability services for the facility for three areas onsite: the oil water separator, tin baler effluent water, and aluminum shavings/cutting oil runoff. The facility processes and bales scrap metal for recycling. The three different waters were treated with Floccin J. Oil Separator The oil separator water is ...

Titanium Scrap Metal Processing

by Separation Technologists, Inc.  (Mar. 1, 2013)

Background A world-class processor of titanium scrap had a wash system whose cleaning solution was becoming contaminated with both free floating unemulsified tramp oil and emulsified water soluble oil that was being washed off of titanium turnings. As the level of oil contamination increased over time in the wash solution, cleaning effectiveness ...

Scrap Metal Recycling 2

by Integrated Engineers Inc.  (Jan. 30, 2009)

This facility was mandated by the Regional Water Control Board to install a treatment system to treat the 8 gpm from their pressure washing operations. The pressure washer is used to remove the dirt mixed with oil and grease from the cranes and skip loader used in the loading and unloading of metal. Integrated Engineers was hired to design and ...

Environmental impact of recycling metals from ships: a life cycle assessment

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jun. 30, 2016)

New research has examined three different categories of Ecological Risk Assessment (ERA), each with different goals. The researchers find that overlaps between the three assessments could be combined to create a more comprehensive form of ERA, usable by regulators and environmental decision makers. Life cycle assessment (LCA) can measure the ...

Increased profit from scrap metal

by FTL Foundry Equipment Ltd  (Aug. 3, 2009)

Reduced availability of scrap metal makes it essential to get the best price for steel and maximise recovery of more valuable metals. The re-emergence of the Far East markets provides the opportunity to take advantage of thousand of empty containers travelling East.  FTL-Dunn Container Loaders give you the flexibility to respond to market ...

Scrap Metal Prices Soaring - Time to Start Demolition

by Universal Wrecking Corporation  (Jan. 17, 2011)

Now may be the time for you to start that demolition project with ferrous and non ferrous metals rising to new heights.  During demolition, scrap metals such as steel, copper, stainless steel and other metals are collected for recycling.  The revenue generated by these recycling efforts can help offset the costs of ...

How to Start the Scrap Metal Recycling Business

by Allance Copper Recycling Machinery  (Jun. 29, 2016)

Are you looking for ways to start a scrap metal recycling business? Do you want to know what to prepare? With so many people becoming eco-conscious, it is quite profitable to open your own scrap metal business. So next let’s learn about the related know-how. 1. Learn about the market. The scrap business is viable in your ...

E-scrap: metals too precious to ignore

by Recycling International  (Nov. 20, 2008)

Increased recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is providing the global recycling industry with fresh challenges. Researchers from Berlin’s University of Technology have been taking a close look at the material flowing into and out of the recycling process, paying special attention to the precious metals content. Their main ...

Strategies To Cope With A Drop In The Prices Of Scrap Metal

by Highett Metal Pty Ltd  (Aug. 27, 2015)

Even though a drop in the price of scrap metal can be frustrating, it is something that we cannot control and, therefore, have to live with. When the market appears to be dropping or is simply not performing well, there are some strategies that we can employ to cope with the strain. We have outlined some of these in the list below for your ...

Market Is Calling for the Scrap Metal Crusher Machine

by Fote Machinery  (Nov. 15, 2013)

In the twenty first century, the steel industry of China steps into its rapid developing stage. Scrap metal crusher machine is developing with the quick demands of the market. It is a way to reuse and recycle the scraps of the steel by crushing and classifying different quality steel. There is a large demand for the scrap ...

Non-ferrous metals scrap yard removes metals from stormwater

Untitled Document Calbag Metals Co., a nonferrous scrap metal recycling facility in Portland, Ore. had difficulty consistently meeting its Oregon 1200Z General Industrial Stormwater ...

ARCO Chemical - Case Study

by Pollution Control Products Co.  (Jun. 28, 2016)

Custom Designed Furnace Reclaims $100,000 Condenser PCPC burn-off oven removed 4,240 lbs. of styrene polymer in compliance with local environmental laws. The Problem: ARCO Chemical Company's Beaver Valley plant in Monaca, PA, a manufacturer of styrene-based plastics, was experiencing severe problems and expense with the periodic cleaning of ...

Metals In China - Coming-of-age for China´s Scrap Conventions

by Recycling International  (Feb. 1, 2006)

The Secondary Metals International Forum has established itself as the most mature and international of China’s scrap conventions. In terms of organisation and programming, the latest forum has helped to raise the Chinese scrap convention to a new, international standard while presenting an issues agenda whose impact is likely to be felt for ...

Identification and control of safety and health hazards in metal scrap recycling

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Jul. 1, 2008)

The audience for this guide is anyone who works in the metal scrap recycling industry—employers, employees, safety professionals, and industrial hygienists—should read this publication. This guide can help you identify and manage the hazards associated with exposure to various metals and processing chemicals and with related processes and ...

Talk to your scrap buyer

by Sweed Machinery, Inc.  (Jun. 20, 2007)

Scrap dealers don’t want to pick up a bunch of unmanageable scrap that they have to haul back to their yard and try to separate. They would much rather pick up neat, sorted and compacted scrap. Metal recyclers all over the U.S. and abroad use Sweed equipment in their scrap yards, but if a scrap dealer installs a Sweed chopper in their ...

How to Recycle Radiator Scrap?

by Amisy Metal Recycling Machinery  (Aug. 1, 2015)

Radiator is widely used in cars, trucks and other automobiles. Radiators were also once an essential part of a home heating system. In today’ s life, AC radiator is more known by commons. Before discussing how to recycle radiator, let’s have a general knowledge of this three kinds of radiators. Car radiators was almost born with the ...

Don’t Scrap It, Strip It!

by Amisy Metal Recycling Machinery  (Jul. 16, 2013)

Do you sell the insulated wires to a salvage yard every time when you have them?If so, you are deserting money for the value of bright copper wire is 4-5 times of insulated wires. Therefore, why do not star your own business with wire stripping machine?  Wire stripping machine ...

Circular economy to be scrapped?

by Riverside Waste Machinery  (Jan. 9, 2015)

Riverside Waste Machinery’s managing director Jonathan Oldfield, a passionate advocate of UK resource efficiency, talks about the current uncertainty surrounding the circular economy. There are a few things the waste and recycling industry knows for certain in 2015. New rules stipulating the separate collection of paper, plastics, metals ...

The history and art of trading scrap with China

by Recycling International  (Apr. 1, 2007)

China’s economic growth has created a huge demand for non-ferrous metals which domestic resources cannot fully satisfy. As a result, opportunities have opened up over the last decade or so for overseas suppliers of a range of non-ferrous scrap. However, exporting such materials to China can be a complex affair. This article is based on a speech ...

Radioactivity and scrap: Time to share the burden

by Recycling International  (Dec. 17, 2008)

The melting of metals containing a radioactive source can have devastating health, environmental and financial implications. But according to leading lights within the recycling industry, scrap processors do not receive adequate support from governments, among others, in tackling this monumental challenge. The industry’s concerns were highlighted ...

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