Scrap Metal Recycling Articles

  • 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.

  • RecycleProx Solutions from basic to ultimate

    Lariat Technologies is an software company that have created one of South Africa's leading software RecycleProX that has performed leaps and bounds in the recycling, scrap metal and waste management industries. With many management software you will have to spend a lot of money, this is not the case with RecycleProX  because Lariat Technologies have three different RecycleProX software ...


    By Lariat Technologies

  • What is Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)?

    Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy or LIBS is an analytical technique that's been used in laboratories for many years.  Most handheld LIBS analysers are used for fast sorting of alloys in scrap yards, and alloy identification and analysis in various applications within the metals industry. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Harden Superb Performance Scrap Tire Shredder

    Harden scrap tire shredder can be applied in a variety of Tire Types A large number of scrap tires are produced from various kind of vehicles and equipment every year. Harden scrap tire shredder can be applied in a variety of tire types like passenger car tires, semi truck tires, small aeroplane tires, agricultural equipment tires, etc.. ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Experimental study on treating agate dyeing wastewater with sulfate-reducing bacteria strengthening peanut shells and scrap iron

    To solve the problems of high concentrations of Cr6+, SO42- and H+ in agate dyeing industrial wastewater and heavy pollution and high treating cost, single-factor and orthogonal experiments were conducted to determine the optimum particle size, the ratio of adsorbents dosing and hydraulic retention time based on peanut shells and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The Simple Process Of A Metal Recycling Center

    Metal recycling is an eco-friendly way to save our already stressed out environment by the way of recycling old and worn-out metal items to use them further as a raw material in the process of manufacturing new steel items. Metal recycling industry in another right step in the direction of contributing towards more greener and healthier environment. This industry has expanded manifold in recent ...


    By FCT Recovery

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • How to Set Up Your Scrap Yard?

    Scrap metal business has a huge market because recycled and scrap metal is cheaper than pure metals, therefore a wide scope of businesses can benefit from buying these raw materials at a cheaper price. If you are thinking of starting a scrap metal business, you need to know and consider a lot. First, you need to be able to identify and sort different metals. Buyers will purchase specific metals ...

  • What to Expect at an Industrial Machinery Auction?

    Currently, industrial machinery auctions have transformed into a hugely favoured and exempt method to sell heavyweight equipment. The logic behind this acclaim of industrial machinery auctions is they are more nimble and handy than the conventional way of selling or buying any industrial machinery through dealers. If any company ...


    By Greenplant Stainless Ltd

  • ENERPAT Alligator Shear Simple Introduction

    Alligator Shear, also named Scrap Metal Cutting Machine, used for cutting long scrap metals ...


    By Enerpat Group UK Ltd

  • Compostable Products And Postconsumer Food Scraps

    “Death of Composting” read the title of a blog posted in June by Ayr Muir, founder and CEO of Clover Food Lab, a restaurant group in Boston, Massachusetts. Startling, to say the least, and certainly compelling to read. Muir’s blog described how Clover Food Lab, a Boston restaurant company, moved to 100 percent compostable products in 2010: “I’d spent 18 months trying ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

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

    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 environmental impact of the different stages of a ...

  • How to Start the Scrap Metal Recycling Business

    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 geographical location, right? How many are ...

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