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Sorting techniques for mixed metal scrap.
Brown RD Jr.; Riley WD; Soboroff DM
Conserv Recycl 1986 Jan; 9(1):73-86
The U.S. Bureau of Mines is conducting research on methods for sorting and identifying mixed metal scrap so that this resource can be better utilized. A mechanical method for separating wrought and cast aluminum scrap and instrumental methods for identifying mixed aluminum scrap and mixed high-value scrap are reviewed. New research on spark testing and field experience in high-value scrap sorting are discussed.
OP; Journal Article
Issue of Publication
Conservation & Recycling
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