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Título: ELV recycling steps up a gear: development of improved sorting technologies for the non-ferrous fraction of auto-shredders
Autor: Nogueira, C. A.
Pedrosa, Fátima
Margarido, F.
Santos, R. Novais
Durão, F.
Guimarães, C.
Palavras-chave: End-of-life vehicles
Aluminium Alloy
Non-ferrous metals
Data: 2015
Editora: PennWell Corporation
Citação: Nogueira, C.A.; Pedrosa, F.; Margarido, F. [et.al.] - ELV recycling steps up a gear: development of improved sorting technologies for the non-ferrous fraction of auto-shredders. In: Waste Management World, 2015, Vol. 16, nº 3, 3 p.
Resumo: Although the number of end of life vehicles (ELVs) needing recycling is growing, due to processing limitations aluminium recycling rates are being hindered. A European-funded project - ShredderSort - aims to contribute to new solutions to the aluminium recycling industry. More than 10 million tons of automotive waste from end of life vehicles (ELV) are generated yearly in the EU and the values are continuously increasing. ELV wastes are managed by the auto-shredder plants which process ELVs through a series of mechanical and physical operations in order to separate the materials into different streams: ferrous, non-ferrous, heavy non-metal and fluff. Ferrous materials, constituting more than 60wt% (percentage by weight), are sent to steel-making plants, while the non-ferrous (NF) fraction, rich in aluminium and representing slightly less than 10wt%, is processed to separate some alloys.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.9/2848
ISSN: 1476-1394
Versão do Editor: http://www.waste-management-world.com/articles/print/volume-16/issue-3/recycling/elv-recycling-steps-up-a-gear.html
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