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Recovery of Metals from Aluminum Dross and Saltcake

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Various aluminum-smelting by-products from three production sources were received and characterized. The waste materials were tested for compound identification and environmental acceptance. A coarse metallic aluminum recovery test using an Eddy Current separator (ECS) was performed using two different Circuit configurations. White dross performed equally well with either Circuit, while black dross processing shows significant difference on the separation results. It was found that ECS technology was effective for particle sizes down to 6-10 mesh.

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J. Hwang, X. Huang and Z. Xu, "Recovery of Metals from Aluminum Dross and Saltcake," Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 1, 2006, pp. 47-62. doi: 10.4236/jmmce.2006.51003.

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