Aluminium Recycling Articles

  • Applications of Tray Pads in Rolling Mills and the Secondary Aluminum Industry

    Due to the rapid growth in the use of aluminum by automobile manufacturers, there have been an increased supply demands for aluminum rolling mills. The aluminum industry is buoyant as manufacturers take advantage of the materials strength and lightness in preference to steel. A good example is Ford committing to aluminum for the F-150 pick-up truck. Ford Motor made a bold gamble in 2015 with a ...


    By Mid-Mountain Materials Inc.

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  • Doing Good - Non Profit Community

    As the industry leader in waste handling and recycling solutions, Harmony Enterprises manufacturers balers, compactors, and beverage extraction machines for satisfied customers around the world.  Just as importantly, it is our goal to create products and services that make the earth a more sustainable place for generations to come. That is why we are proud to have partnered with NP Community in ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • AMETEK Land to Present Smart Aluminium temperature Sensors for Industry 4.0 at Future Aluminium Forum 2018

    Physics Section Manager Dr. Fiona Turner will present at the Future Aluminium Forum 4.0, May 8-9, in Milan. ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Vulcan case study, future proofing a scrap yard - Case Study

    “Quality second generation analyser that is well built, robust and fast. Perfect for what we need in the scrap yard.” As a start-up scrap yard, Romuta wanted to build an advanced, digitalised scrap yard of the future. They met with Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science team to test the Vulcan laser induced breakdown (LIBS) analyser, being impressed with its speed in accurately ...

  • Product Spotlight – The ExtractPack Vertical Baler

    The Perfect Solution for An Industry Niche Bottling facilities, retail centers, and distributors all face the challenge of what to do with out-of-date product.  This becomes particularly difficult when that product is in liquid form and the containers are made of plastic or metal.  The conventional method of manually draining liquid from bottles or cans is very time ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Value-driven recycling at Fareway Stores - Case Study

    With 100 grocery stores across Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, and Nebraska, maintaining the recycling and trash for Fareway Stores is no easy task. But they have the equipment, systems, and staff in place to make it efficient. Leo Hickey, who has been responsible for the “In Store” maintenance since 1993 explains, “Each of the 100 Fareway Stores has one ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Vertical baler enables Laos recycling company to ship 10x more! - Case Study

    A Success Story – Mouang Khong Environmental Group This past year, the Mouang Khong Environmental Group from Ban Khinak, in the Champasak Province of Laos, identified a need to reduce waste hauling fees related to their recycling efforts.  Mouang Khong Environmental recycles large quantities of cardboard, PET bottles, mixed plastics, aluminum cans, and various metals. Harmony ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Ten Questions to Answer Before Buying a Baler

    How Do You Know When You Need a Baler? Business owners and facilities managers can easily tell when it is time to purchase a baler.  Commodities like cardboard, aluminum, paper, textiles, plastics, and non-ferrous metals can accumulate and create unsafe work environments.  It is expensive to pay waste haulers to take these items away with the rest of the trash.  It is also ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Case study - Filtration for Alcan (France) swarf recovery at an aluminium billet plant

    In 1998 this Glosfume ceramic filter system was originally installed at British Aluminium plant in the UK to filter oily fumes from an induction furnace smelting oily swarf recovered from billet sawing. The filter is injected with 2C talc before being recycled back to the inlet ducting. At a pre-set time, the talc is discharged to a collection drum and the cycle is repeated. During 2006 British ...


    By Glosfume

  • Case study - Smelting of Secondary Aluminium (UK)

    Filtration for induction smelting of aluminium scrap Coleshill Aluminium Ltd purchased their first ceramic filter from Glosfume in 1994. Since then, we've developed a close working relationship and over the past 18 years, Coleshill have purchased four filter units, most recently in 2005. During induction smelting, contaminated aluminium scrap is converted into ingots and the ...


    By Glosfume

  • Case study - Aluminium Scrap Decoating US Granules (USA) 2001

    HCl emissions reduced from 1000mg/Nm3 to 5mg/Nm3.  Process: To recover aluminium scrap from plastic foil. A Glosfume high temperature ceramic filter system replaced an existing bag filter that had suffered severe corrosion. This was due to being operated at low temperatures, combined with extremely high HCl levels, during aluminium scrap decoating. Lime injection ...


    By Glosfume

  • Aluminum recycling at Centro Rottami, Italy - Case Study

    Aluminum recycling is particularly important for the Italian economy, which has historically been lacking in raw materials – The showcase of Centro Rottami. Aluminum recycling is particularly important for the Italian economy, which has historically been lacking in raw materials. In fact, as much as 90% of the aluminum produced in the country comes from recycling, and is identical to ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • MB-LS170 Screening Bucket Designed for Exploitation of Scrap Aluminum

    The use of waste from industrial processes and their exploitation and re-use in the carrying out of new projects is a regular practice in many countries today. According to Italy-based MB Crusher, one recent testimony regarding such exploitation of waste comes from one of MB’s Germany-based ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Renishaw additive manufacturing expertise revives Hawker Typhoon - Case Study

    Global engineering technologies company Renishaw has helped bring a national treasure back to Gloucester. Using original 1938 drawings, the company worked with the Jet Age Museum to additively manufacture (3D print) four sets of unusual cockpit brackets for a Hawker Typhoon aircraft, built almost exclusively in the UK city during the 1940s. Using original drawings from ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Additive manufacturing revives Hawker Typhoon aircraft - Case Study

    For almost two decades, the Jet Age Museum in Gloucester, UK, has been working on bringing a Hawker Typhoon aircraft back to the city that originally manufactured it. Struggling to find engineering companies capable of recreating the complete brackets from the original 1938 drawings, which were lacking manufacturing details, the museum got in touch with Renishaw. ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • 8 Recycling Tips for Facility Managers

    IFMA (International Facility Management Association) states that Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability is one of the top 3 core competencies for facility managers. Here’s 8 tips to help you implement a recycling program that positively impacts your bottom line, and the environment.  1. Conduct a waste audit. ...

  • HSM vertical baling press provides order and cleanliness at the ROBINSON Club Daidalos on the island of Kos - Case Study

    The ROBINSON Club DAIDALOS on the Greek island of Kos is a magical location. Regardless of whether you are looking out from the balcony of a room or from the bar: the view of the Aegean Sea and the offshore islands puts hotel guests under a spell at any time of day. The hospitality of the staff and the unbelievably great sports and leisure activities make this club unique. Of course, guests know ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Is it time to rethink recycling?

    If our current approach to recycling isn’t the best for the economy or the environment, why do we do it? Criticize recycling and you may as well be using a fume-spewing chainsaw to chop down ancient redwoods, as far as most environmentalists are concerned. But recent research into the environmental costs and benefits and some tough-to-ignore market realities have even the most ...


    By Ensia

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