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Recovery of materials from automobile shredder residues.
Bilbrey-JH; Valdez-EG; Sterner-JW
AIChE Symp Series Intermat Comp in Mgmt of Shrinking Resources, 1977 Oct; 73(170):76-77
As presently operated, the shredder method for scrap car processing is an effective system for recovering iron and steel for recycling. This paper discusses Bureau of Mines research on the development of methods for the recovery and physical separation of all of the major materials (glass, plastics, or rubber) found in the nonmagnetic residues from commercial automobile shredding.
Mining; Recycling; Iron; Steel foundries; Steel industry; Glass products; Plastic products; Plastics; Rubber products; Motor vehicle parts
Issue of Publication
AIChE Symp Series, Intermat. Comp. in Mgmt of Shrinking Resources, 10/77
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