Non-ferrous Metal Recycling Articles

  • 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 ...

  • Ball Mill Equipment ZQ Involute Cylindrical Gearbox Reducer

    The ball mill is the key equipment for crushing the material after it has been crushed. It is widely used in the production of cement, silicate products, new building materials, refractory materials, fertilizers, black and non-ferrous metal dressings and glass ceramics, dry or wet grinding of various ores and other grindable materials. The ball mill is suitable for grinding various ores and other ...


    By Sogears

  • 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.

  • Nemetz – Plastics Sorting - Case Study

    Customer Over the course of the past 100 years, Nemetz Entsorgung und Transport AG has developed from a small transport company using horse-drawn carriages to an innovative waste disposal company. Its first sorting line was opened some 30 years ago in a 1,400-m² hall in Leopoldsdorf. Four years later, the second sorting line for the sorting of plastic foils was put into service. ...

  • TOMRA helps China`s Jinlijia achieve high efficiency in its scrap-metal sorting operation - Case Study

    Jinlijia, located to the northwest of Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, is a very large waste shredder and metal-scrap recycler. The efficiency of its sorting and recovery of non-ferrous metals, including stainless steel, was significantly enhanced by installing the FINDER system, from TOMRA Sorting Recycling. Jinlijia, a leader in scrap recycling, is one of China's best-managed companies and ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Compact and safe: Hammer mill pellets non-ferrous metals reliably even in confined spaces

    Movable milling wall prevents downtimes... Due to rising raw material prices, ...

  • 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.

  • The Processes Performed with Heat Treatment Furnaces

    The term heat treatment covers a variety of controlled processes that are used to alter a material’s physical and chemical properties. Heat treatment furnaces are used to achieve these processes, which involve extreme heating or cooling to achieve their desired reaction. This blog post will outline some of the heat treatment processes that can be achieved with heat treatment furnaces. ...


    By Thermcraft Inc

  • Centro Rottami, Italy - Case Study

    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 the product obtained from the original ore. Thus, in line with current practice elsewhere in the world, it is no coincidence that Italy has installed a great number ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • 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 ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Trial, procurement and installation of non-ferrous metal sorting system case study

    Challenge: Client wanted to open up new markets for non-ferrous metals by improving purity of final product. Axion Solution: Axion selected and tested three alternative separation systems. Developed flowsheet and mass-balance from above trial outcomes. Prepared capital expenditure business case. Specified the processing ...


    By Axion Group

  • Typical Matters Appear in the Flotation Process

    Ore flotation equipment is suitable for sorting non-ferrous metal black, and applied for non-metal, such as coal, fluorite, talc. The ore flotation equipment is driven by an electric motor triangle driving the impeller rotating, resulting centrifugal effect and forming negative pressure, on the one hand inhalation of sufficient air and slurry mixture, while stirring the slurry with drugs, at same ...


    By Fote Machinery

  • Phoenix county metals case study

    With their order placed before the instrument was officially available, Phoenix County Metals quickly benefited from their new Thermo Scientific Niton XL2 handheld XRF analyser. The robust Niton XL2 has proven ideal for Phoenix’s application, which involves the identification of gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium from waste materials and products. Phoenix is a specialist ...


    By Niton UK Limited

  • Integrated Geophysics: GPR and EMI surveys at an air force base

    PROJECT: GPR and EMI surveys at closed metallic waste disposal sites LOCATION: Hill Air Force Base Annex near Ogden, Utah PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Designed and performed a GPR survey in tandem with an EM-31 terrain conductivity survey regarding two suspected Mg/Th aeronautical debris dump sites at an Air Force base in Utah.  Survey was designed to ...


    By ECA Geophysics

  • Harris and its machines stand the test of time

    US-based Harris has a broad remit: the design, manufacture and support of processing equipment aimed at a broad spectrum of users, including handlers of ferrous/non-ferrous metals, recovered paper and plastics scrap. It’s a formula that has generated more than 6000 recycling machinery sales across over 40 ...

  • Recycling aluminium explained - Case Study

    A major magnetic equipment manufacturer has successfully solved numerous Aluminium Recycling problems world wide. Master Magnets Ltd is a world leader in the field of Metal Separation applications, they are now willing to share the secrets behind their success. The recycling of aluminum generally produces significant cost savings over the production of new aluminum even when the cost of ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • China anticipates aluminium boom

    The boom in China’s aluminium exports is driving an increase in domestic light metal production and consumption, industry insiders told the China International Non-ferrous Metals Market Conference 2007 held recently in Hong Kong.China is set to produce 12.4 million tonnes of primary aluminium this year - an increase of 32% compared to 2006 - while capacity is set to reach 15.7 million tonnes, ...

  • China: pushing towards centralised scrap procurement

    While also covering non-ferrous metals, the China International Metal Recycling Forum is geared primarily towards the ferrous side of the trade, with this year’s event producing calls from high-profile speakers to press ahead with centralised ferrous scrap procurement. The Forum also heard that the country’s long-awaited national recycling and conservation law is likely to come into effect by the ...

  • The history and art of trading scrap with China

    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 given by Joe Zhou of experienced Chinese importer ...

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