Chapter 16. Recycling of Magnesium Alloys

  1. Prof. Dr. K. U. Kainer
  1. Ditze and
  2. C. Scharf

Published Online: 22 JUN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527602046.ch16

Magnesium - Alloys and Technology

Magnesium - Alloys and Technology

How to Cite

Ditze and Scharf, C. (2004) Recycling of Magnesium Alloys, in Magnesium - Alloys and Technology (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602046.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Institute for Materials Research, Center for Magnesium Technology, GKSS Research Center Geesthacht GmbH, Geesthacht, Germany

Author Information

  1. Institute for Metallurgy, Technical University Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2004
  2. Published Print: 21 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305704

Online ISBN: 9783527602049

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Keywords:

  • recycling;
  • magnesium alloys;
  • melting processes;
  • reactivity of magnesium;
  • metallurgical cleaning methods;
  • transportation of liquid magnesium;
  • melting metallurgical recycling;
  • chips;
  • extraordinary scrap;
  • recycling composite materials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Raw Materials

  • Recycling

  • Melting Processes; Special Features

    • Particles

    • Reactivity of Magnesium

    • Metallurgical Cleaning Methods

    • Materials

    • Transportation of Liquid Magnesium

  • Melting Metallurgical Recycling

    • Melting Without Agent

    • Melting and Refining with Little Agent

    • Melting with Much Agent

  • Processing Chips

  • Processing Extraordinary Scrap

  • Recycling of Composite Materials

  • Summary

  • Literature