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Precious Metal Recovery from Anode Slime-Slag/Dross Recovery-

Anode slime is a byproduct from copper or lead electro-refining process. The copper/lead anode slime usually contain As, Sb, Bi and precious metals like gold and silver. Smelter of anode slime is most likely divided into two groups by the two different recovery processes based on its property and treatment capacity, i.e. pyrometallurgy and ...

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A new approach to recover platinum-group metals from spent ...

 · PGM recovery using the classical iron smelting process requires very high temperatures (~2000 °C), but the smelting temperature used in this process was less than 50% that of the classical process. The influences of the B 2 O 3 /Na 2 O ratio, S/Fe ratio, iron source, reaction temperature, and reaction time on the recovery of PGMs from ...

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Recovery of Aluminum from the Aluminum Smelter Baghouse ...

 · In this research, alkaline leaching on the aluminum smelter baghouse dust has been studied with different reagents, bath temperature and pulp densities. Based on the alkaline leaching tests, the recovery of aluminum is high with sodium hydroxide at high temperature and low pulp density.

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40 CFR § 761.72

(3) In lieu of the requirements in paragraph (c)(1) of this section, upon written request by the owner or operator of a scrap metal recovery oven or smelter, the EPA Regional Administrator, for the Region where the oven or smelter is located, may make a finding in writing, based on a site-specific risk assessment, that the oven or smelter does ...

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Operations Overview

The core business of the operation is the production of charge chrome using two closed SAFs, a metal recovery plant, and a Pellet and Sintering Plant (PSP). In 2017 Samancor Chrome, together with Sinosteel, acquired the assets of the operation through a separate legal entity called Tubatse Alloy (PTY) Ltd. The smelting complex is situated in ...

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Recovery of Metals from Aluminum Dross and Saltcake

Various aluminum-smelting by-products from three production sources were received and characterized. The waste materials were tested for compound identification and environmental acceptance. A coarse metallic aluminum recovery test using an Eddy Current separator (ECS) was performed using two different Circuit configurations. White

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12.8 Secondary Aluminum Operations

Smelting/refining operations include cleaning, melting, refining, alloying, and pouring of aluminum recovered from scrap. The processes used to convert scrap aluminum to products such as lightweight aluminum alloys for industrial castings are presented in Figure 12.8-1A and Figure 12.8-1B.

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Is the curtain coming down on U.S. aluminum smelting? Andy ...

 · Operations at the Hawesville smelter in Kentucky have been reduced to two lines, or around 40 percent of the plant''s 250,000-tonne per year capacity, to produce high-purity metal for local ...

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Chapter 2. Production and Processing of Aluminum

plant is a dry white powder that is the feedstock for aluminum smelting. 2.2 Primary Aluminum Production Throughout the world, primary aluminum is still produced by the electrolysis of alu-mina in molten fluoride salt. This is, in essence, the process that Hall and Héroult in-

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SIC Code 3341 Secondary Smelting and Refining of...

Plants engaged in the recovery of tin through secondary smelting and refining, as well as by chemical processes, are included in this industry. Snapshot SIC Code 3341 - Secondary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals is a final level code of the " Manufacturing " Division.

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Fumes in Aluminum Smelting: Chemistry of Evolution and ...

 · Traces of gaseous and particulate fluoride must be removed from the effluent of Al smelting cells. Fluoride emission, both particulate and gaseous, increases with increase of temperature and decrease of bath ratio and Al2O3 content. Hydrogen fluoride from reaction of moisture with AlF3-containing bath species increases with increasing partial pressure of H2O.

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Secondary Aluminum Smelting

These products are common to the industry and support the identification of a single category. Processes* The main processes in secondary aluminum recovery of scrap consist of (1) scrap preparation, (2) charging scrap into reverberatory forewell, (3) smelting, (4) refining, and (5) casting. Scrap preparation procedures are common to the 36.

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Post-WWII Military Airplane Scrapping and Smelting Process

The final step was placing parts into the smelter, or furnace, for melting. Three furnaces were operated at Kingman for melting about 70% of an airplane''s metal components into ingots. The furnaces were run 24 hours a day, and could consume up to 35 aircraft a day.

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Precious metal recoveries in secondary copper smelting ...

 · This study shows that if secondary copper feed includes high amounts of aluminum, precious metals can be recovered efficiently under black copper smelting conditions. Especially gold, platinum and palladium will be distributed very effectively ( L Cu/s > 10 5 ) on the copper''s side, where they can be further recovered from anode slime [ 5 ].

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PM2.5 Emissions from Aluminum Smelters: Coefficients and ...

mary aluminum industry needs to accurately know their emission factors to obtain representative modeling. More-over, not all aluminum smelters have a method to measure PM 2.5 atroofvents,theprimaryemissionoutlets.Therefore, this paper describes the first-rate PM 2.5 measurement methods for aluminum smelter roof vents without down-comers.

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Fumes in Aluminum Smelting: Chemistry of Evolution and ...

Fumes in Aluminum Smelting: Chemistry of Evolution and Recovery. Traces of gaseous and particulate fluoride must be removed from the effluent of Al smelting cells. Fluoride emission, both particulate and gaseous, increases with increase of temperature and decrease of bath ratio and Al 2 O 3 content. Hydrogen fluoride from reaction of moisture ...

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Precious Metal Recovery serves jewelers and the public as ...

Precious Metal Recovery is a full service refiner of all precious metals. We buy, refine and assay all forms of gold, silver, platinum and palladium. We provide services to jewelers, pawn shops, dentists, dental laboratories, trade shops, manufacturers, machine shops, salvage companies, windshield manufacturers, fiberglass manufacturers, chemical laboratories, and the health care industry as ...

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Waste Heat Recovery from Aluminium Production

from the smelter which is the most easily accessible waste heat stream. Alcoa Fjardaal in east Iceland produces 350 000 tons annually, emitting the 110 °C exhaust gas with 88.1 MW of heat. This work concentrates on creating and comparing models of low-temperature energy utilization from the aluminum …

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Salt slag recycling / salt cake recycling ...

Recover aluminium to re melt. Salt slag contains ~5 - 12 % metal which SALTROMEX can recover, without crushing or grinding, creating no metal fines meaning maxiumum metal recovery for re melt. No other technology is as effective at recovering metal from slags or drosses. More..

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Precious Metal Nuggets: Gold, Silver, Copper, Recovered ...

This sample was FULL of gold, silver, and precious metal! Using an MBMM turnkey gold ore processing system we recovered lots of small gold and silver nuggest...

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Recycling and Recovery of Aluminum Scrap

 · The aluminum scrap recovery and smelting equipment disclosed by the utility model is capable of sufficiently recovering fine aluminum scraps by utilizing an absorption principle and has a smelting function. CN203462106 (U) — CLEANING EQUIPMENT IN A SECONDARY ALUMINUM PROCESSING PROCEDURE — Alnan Aluminum Co. Ltd. ...

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New Dry Recycling System for Aluminium Salt Cake from ...

 · A simplified dry recycling process to recover the 5-10% of aluminium which remains in the aluminium salt cake produced in the smelting process of secondary aluminium, has been developed by German recycling equipment manufacturer, -Sonthofen. According to the company, to date the recovery of this aluminium has thus far proven difficult, costly and time consuming.

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Gold Smelting & Refining Process

 · When the cupel is cooled, the surface condition around the Dore metal let us know if the smelting process was performed efficiently. For example, cracks mean an excess of antimony, residual slag is an indication that lack of cleaning, and stains are sign of impurities. Gold-Silver Separation. The initial step is to weight the Dore metal.

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Recovery of metal values from copper slag and reuse of ...

 · Recovery of metal-rich phase was established from smelter slag. • Metal-depleted phase, with high hardness and low density, was shown to be reusable. • Carbothermal reduction was effectively employed to produce the two phases. • The process was optimized and preferred regime of carbothermal reduction identified.

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Spent potlining

Spent Potlining (SPL) is a waste material generated in the primary aluminium smelting industry. Spent Potlining is also known as Spent Potliner and Spent Cell Liner. Primary aluminium smelting is the process of extracting aluminium metal from aluminium oxide (also known as alumina). The process takes place in electrolytic cells that are known as pots. The pots are made up of steel shells with ...

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Iceland divided over aluminum''s role in its future

 · Iceland''s oldest aluminum smelter was established 42 years ago, but up until 2000, aluminum never accounted for more than about 3% of gross domestic product, on average. That changed when the ...

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Recovery of Aluminum from Industrial Waste (Slag) by ...

in the aluminum industry, such as used cans, foils, extrusions, commercial scraps, turnings, and old rolled or cast metal. Aluminum can also be recovered from skimming, dross and slag [4]. Table1, Comparison of Primary and Secondary Aluminum Smelting Processes (data from Gil 2005). Secondary Smelting Primary Smelting 3Parameters 10

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Aluminum Smelting and Refining

Aluminum can either be produced from bauxite ore or from aluminum scrap. Refinement of aluminum ore is sufficiently expensive that the secondary production industry commands much of the market. About 40% of aluminum in the US is recovered for secondary refining (USEPA, 1995).

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Recovery of valuable products from hazardous aluminum ...

 · The types and composition of aluminum dross produced are described in Table 1 (Manfredi et al., 1997, Mankhand, 2012).Primary smelters usually produce white dross with higher percentages of metallic content (15–80%) because the raw material for smelting is chiefly aluminum ingot, whereas the secondary smelters produce black dross because aluminum wastes, scraps are …

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Borates for Metal Recovery and Recycling | U.S. Borax

 · Recovery is the process that extracts the purified metal from the scrap. Recycling and recovery of metals such as brass, bronze, copper, lead, zinc, and aluminum can come from scrap or from slag that is left over from a primary smelting operation. Metal can be recycled repeatedly without degrading its desirable properties.

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(PDF) Smelting of Industrial Solid Waste for Recovery of ...

Smelting of Industrial Solid Waste for Recovery of Aluminum: Effect of Charge Material. Dr. Arup Kumar Mandal. DR OM PRAKASH SINHA. Dr. Arup Kumar Mandal. DR OM PRAKASH SINHA. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. 37 Full PDFs related to this paper.

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The Legacy of Spent Potliner

 · A review of the main constituents shows that there are several chemicals and minerals with potential value in aluminum smelting: fluorides, carbon, and sodium, as well as alumina. Techniques to separate these substances have proven to be complicated and expensive. The small recovered volumes per smelter do not justify the expense.

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