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Aluminum Recycling and Processing for Energy Conservation and Sustainability
Published December 01, 2007 by ASM International in United States
- 270 pages
Energy and sustainability are critical factors for economic development. This comprehensive electronic publication provides a detailed overview and fundamental analysis of sustainability issues associated with the aluminum industry. Information includes concepts and application of life-cycle assessments that benchmark aluminum-industry efforts towards sustainable development; energy-use data for primary and secondary aluminum production and processing along with future energy saving opportunities in aluminum processing; and life-cycle assessments provide basic, factual, information on the modeling of material flow in the industry, its products, and energy savings involved with recycling. Coverage includes various scrap sorting technologies and the positive impact of lightweight aluminum in transportation and infrastructure.