STP592

    Report on the Nonferrous Metals Workshop

    Published: Jan 1975


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    Abstract

    Three methods of separating nonferrous metals (principally aluminum) from municipal refuse were discussed and ranked with respect to several characteristics. There is no clearly “best” method today; much development is necessary. Seven action areas were defined to assist recycling of nonferrous metals.

    Keywords:

    conservation, reclamation, materials recovery, natural resources


    Author Information:

    Newsome, JW
    Retired director of research and senior engineer, ALCOA Laboratories, Aluminum Company of America, ALCOA Technical Center, ALCOA Center, Pa.

    Blayden, LC
    Retired director of research and senior engineer, ALCOA Laboratories, Aluminum Company of America, ALCOA Technical Center, ALCOA Center, Pa.


    Paper ID: STP33900S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D34.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP33900S


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