Pilot Testing of a Green, No-Waste Process to Maximize Value from Hot Aluminum Dross

  1. Alex Cozzi and
  2. Tatsuki Ohji
  1. O.R. Singleton Duke

Published Online: 21 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470538371.ch19

Environmental Issues and Waste Management Technologies in the Materials and Nuclear Industries XII

Environmental Issues and Waste Management Technologies in the Materials and Nuclear Industries XII

How to Cite

Singleton, O.R. (2009) Pilot Testing of a Green, No-Waste Process to Maximize Value from Hot Aluminum Dross, in Environmental Issues and Waste Management Technologies in the Materials and Nuclear Industries XII (eds A. Cozzi and T. Ohji), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470538371.ch19

Author Information

  1. Singleton Technology, Inc., Richmond, Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470408483

Online ISBN: 9780470538371

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Keywords:

  • hot aluminum dross;
  • dross-spin process;
  • uncontaminated residue;
  • oxide films;
  • melting-furnace charge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Process Description

  • Pilot Test Procedure

  • Tests at Plant 1

  • Tests at Plant 2

  • Tests at Plant 3

  • Tests at Plant 4

  • Test at Plant 5

  • The Unique and Valuable Dross Spin Residue

  • Comparison to Molten-Salt-Flux Stirring

  • Process Scale-Up to Dross Loads of 500-Kg and Larger

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements