aluminium scrap recycling Articles

  • The case of disappearing aluminium

    It’s a mystery that would have exercised the ‘little grey cells’ of Agatha Christie’s super-sleuth Hercule Poirot: considerable volumes of scrap are becoming ‘lost’, and it is unclear whether the disappearance is real or simply the result of flawed statistics. This issue and others of relevance to the worldwide aluminium recycling industryare debated in the following article, which is based on ...

  • Recycling is not garbage: market agents and municipal recycling in New York City

    Regulatory mechanisms for post-consumer recycling have come under criticism over the past decade. This essay considers the perceived flaws of New York City's recycling programmes and offers a discussion of the role one set of market agents, scrap material dealers, has played (both since the 19th century and presently) in closing industrial loops may illuminate the strengths and limitations of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New ISRI scrap specifications

    The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) says it has updated the 2007 Scrap Specifications Circular with revisions to three non-ferrous specifications and the addition of a new specification. The new specifications has become effective on November 19th 2007. The ISRI’s Board of Directors approved recommendations from the Non-Ferrous Division to revise following specifications during ...

  • Redwave XRF 3-way-sorting in innovative free-fall design

    Recycling of metal and aluminium knows no limits because it can be rcmcltcd as scrap indefinitely. Mclals, however have to be separated from non-metallic impurities, and different metals have to be sorted in pure fractions to be used as secondary raw materials substituting primary resources. Especially when it comes to aluminium a lot of energy can be saved when remclting aluminium scrap. By ...

  • A new diagnosis

    There are no limits set to the recycling of metals because they can Ik? remelted as scrap infinitely. Of course, metals have to be separated from nunmetallic impurities, and different metals have to he sorted into pure fractions to be used effectively as secondary raw materials. When sdap is used in place of primary raw materials, not only are resources preserved bur energy is saved in most casts ...

  • New jobs set to strengthen recycling enterprise

    Leeds-based U Can Recycling is set to double its workforce in the coming year as demand for its specialist services grows. The not-for-profit social enterprise plans to expand its presence in the regeneration area of Harehills and employ another 10 staff in 2013. A dedicated computer and IT waste recycling centre in Leeds, U Can is also set to quadruple its turnover from the previous year. Part ...


    By UCan Recycling

  • REDWAVE Metal Days 2015 - Review

    The REDWAVE Metal Days, at BT-Wolfgang Binder in Gleisdorf, pro­vided the context for international experts from various sectors of the metal and aluminium recycling in­dustry to exchange information on markets, technologies and practical experience. In addition, the new REDWAVE XRF-M sorting system, for recycling in the metals sector, was presented to the participants. ...

  • Waste Gas in Metal Recycling: Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide - Case Study

    Example: Aluminium recycling Similar tasks: Recycling of copper, lead, cink The waste gas in metal recycling usually contains particles (abraded metal, mineral dust), inorganic, acid substances (HF, HCI, SOx) and dioxins (PCDD/F) as well as a whole range of organic substances (unburned hydrocarbons) and carbon monoxide. Particularly, in the group of unburned ...

  • Significant increase in the value of aluminium swarf thanks to briquetting process - Case Study

    The GLEICH group increases its profitability by compressing 3,800 tonnes of swarf each year Should you just send the metal swarf created during manufacturing to the scrap dealer or should you increase its value by selling it for profit? The GLEICH group discovered the answer to this around ten years ago. Since then, the family-run business has been turning its aluminium swarf into ...

  • New ways for metal recycling

    REWAVE XRF 3-way-sorting in innovative  “Free-Fall”-design Recycling of metal and aluminium knows no limits because it can be remelted as scrap indefinitely. Metals, however have to be separated from non-metallic impurities, and different metals have to be sorted in pure fractions to be used as secondary raw materials substituting primary resources. Especially when it ...

  • Ideally, data should end up in the shredder - Case Study

    When new computers are needed, companies often need to delete sensitive data reliably from many thousands of old computers - a time-consuming job. Thanks to the HDS 230 hard drive shredder from HSM, Uriel Papierrohstoffe GmbH in Diez (Limburg) can provide their customers with fast and extremely secure data deletion by mechanically shredding hard drives into many particles. Andreas Uriel, the ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Ideally, data should end up in the shredder - Case Study

    When new computers are needed, companies often need to delete sensitive data reliably from many thousands of old computers - a time-consuming job. Thanks to the HDS 230 hard drive shredder from HSM, Uriel Papierrohstoffe GmbH in Diez (Limburg) can provide their customers with fast and extremely secure data deletion by mechanically shredding hard drives into many particles. Andreas ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Reputation breeds success - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Electronic Waste (WEEE) Company name: Francisco Alberich S.A. Located: Castellbisal (Barcelona) and La Llagosta (Barcelona), Spain Founded: 1900 Employees: 100 Francisco Alberich S.A. is a Spanish scrap dealer mainly active within ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Knowing Your Equipment is Key - Case Study

    Recycling areas: AluminiumCableElectronic Waste (WEEE) Company name: Universal Recycling Company Located: Lancashire and Yorkshire, United Kingdom Founded: 1945 Employees: 150 ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • When only the best is good enough - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Aluminium Company name: Alutrade Limited Located: Oldbury and Redditch, UK Founded: 1986 Employees: 100 Alutrade is one of the largest recyclers of aluminum extrusion scrap in the UK. They operate from a modern 100,000 square foot factory in the ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • A happy customer always returns - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Cable Company name: Metallurgica Vigevanese S.R.L. Located: Vigevano, Italy Founded: 1971 Employees: 12 Although officially founded in 1971, the company was originally founded by the current owners’ grandfather in 1948. Just after the war, there ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Still the first choice in recycling equipment - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Cable Company name: Recycables SAS Located: Noyalles-Godault, France Founded: 2008 Employees: 35 In 2008, Nexans recycled almost 22 000 tons of cable manufacturing waste from its European and African sites, as well as several thousand tons of scrap ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Trusting Proven Technology - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Cable Company name: Sepchat Located: Bretagne, Centre, Paris regions, France Founded: 1947 Employees: 150 Sepchat group specialises in the recovery of ferrous and nonferrous metals by offering a complete solution, containing services and waste ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

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