What makes this book unique is a specific focus on aluminum recovery, rather than just recycling in general. It also offers an integrated discussion of scrap recovery and re-melting operations and includes economic as well as technical elements of recycling. Important topics include a discussion of the scrap aluminum marketplace and how secondary a

Introduction. The Ore Body. Scrap Collection. Aluminum Recycling Economics. Beneficiation Technology. Beneficiation Practice. Melting Furnace Fundamentals. Melting Furnace Parts and Accessories. Fossil-Fuel Furnaces. Electric Furnace Melting. The Recycling Industry. Metal Refining and Purification. Dross Processing. Safety and Environmental Considerations.