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Separation of Non-ferrous Metals in Automobile Scrap by Means of Permanent Magnets.

Authors
Schloemann-E
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :87 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10009511
Abstract
The application of eddy current separators using permanent magnets to the processing of automobile scrap was investigated using ramp- type and rotary-drum metal separators. Such separators can serve useful functions in the scrap processing industry by beneficiation of nonmagnetic shredder outfall prior to shipment to central processing plants for further refinement and beneficiation of the aluminum concentrate generated by heavy media separators through removal of nonmetal particles. The segregation of different metals by eddy current techniques was also investigated. Positive segregation of aluminum from zinc does not appear possible, whereas segregation of lead and stainless steel from the zinc concentrate of heavy media plants appears feasible.
Publication Date
19770101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1977
Identifying No.
OFR 53-79
NIOSH Division
SLRC;
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
Performing Organization
Raytheon Research Division
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