Handbook of Aluminium Recycling: Mechanical Preparation, Metallurgical Processing, Heat Treatment (2nd Edition, 2014) – Christoph Schmitz

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SELECTED CONTENTS

Part I – Fundamentals:

  • Introduction
  • Sources for production of aluminum
    – Aluminium ore
    – Aluminium scrap
  • Alumina refinery
  • Secondary aluminum
    – General consideration
    – Quality aspects
    – Energy requirements
    – Scrap processing
    – Mechanical preparation
    – Primary inspection
    – Comminution
    – De-coating
    – Thermal processing
  • Material Basis for Recycling
    – New scrap
    – Old scrap

Part II – Mechanical preparation

  • General
  • Material store
  • Cutting and balling
  • Comminution
  • Classification
  • Sorting
    – Picking belt conveyors
    – Magnetic separators
    – Eddy current separation
    – Air flow separation
    – Cyclone separator
    – Sink float separation
  • Process lines for mechanical preparation

Part III – Metallurgical processing

  • Melting process
  • Overview of melting technologies
  • Furnace technology
  • Casting technologies
  • Metal treatment
  • Heat treatment
  • Environment control
  • Process control
  • Quality assurance
  • Safety

Part IV – Plant design

  • Plant design
  • Plant implementation
  • Detail engineering
  • Construction
  • Project management
  • Final remarks