in-house scrap

in-house scrap

[¦in‚hau̇s ′skrap]
(metallurgy)
Metal that has been shaved, cropped, or slit off in various stages of casting and rolling of ingots into sheets. Also known as runaround scrap.
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World-Class Processors run fewer pounds of materials overall, but use more different kinds, including more reclaimed in-house scrap.
But it is necessary to define the objective whether to lower the cost of a compound, or to use up in-house scrap.
The recoSTAR universal 165 has been redesigned to handle all sorts of hard-to-process materials, such as clean in-house scrap, washed and dried post-consumer waste, lightweight film, and hard-to-grind molded parts.
While customer scrap levels are generally significantly lower than in-house scrap, the costs are significantly larger.
Commercial solid-staters typically have throughputs of thousands of lb/hr and are much too big for in-house scrap reclaim or post-consumer recycling.
In the quality area for example, he said, Phase I ran at a 1% in-house scrap rate during its first year of operation and has cut that rate in half for year two to date.
The foundry reportedly maintains in-house scrap and customer returns that consistently rank among the lowest of any division in the Citation family.
Andersen tolerates no more than 8% moisture in its in-house scrap.
For the automotive molders, some of the technologies we are developing will mean that they can recycle more of their in-house scrap," says Biddle.
Samples of window profiles incorporating in-house scrap in targeted areas of the extruded piece were shown by Actual Plastics Technology Corp.