An economic evaluation was made of the Bureau of Mines incinerator residue separation process to update the one published in 1971 to a mid-1974 cost basis. This evaluation includes a modification of the glass-recovery operation used in the original plant design as well as a unit to bale the ferrous scrap product before shipment. Products from the plant are ferrous metal, aluminum and copper-zinc scrap, and a mixed-color glass cullet. The estimated capital and operating costs for four plant sizes are given.
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