secondary metal

secondary metal

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′med·əl]
(metallurgy)
Metal recovered from scrap by remelting and refining.
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In addition to centrifugal casting, the firm makes its own alloys and secondary metal castings.
The coating is specifically engineered to selectively deposit on copper while ensuring that the secondary metal surface remains contaminate-free.
Bricmont offers equipment and consulting, and serves the thermal engineering needs of primary and secondary metal producers worldwide.
The country's secondary metal enterprises grew in size during this period and made quick progress in technology development.
This action explains that aluminum metalcasters were inappropriately included as part of the secondary metal production category, and will be removed and considered independently for regulatory purposes.
This demand led to higher prices for aluminum and increased competition for secondary metal units; it also served to slim margins for secondary aluminum consumers.
However, owing to the types of furnaces used, size of Charge needed and chemical requirements for certain alloys, this is not possible for all secondary metal users, and the market has become difficult for these industries.
The RevX-ETM is ideally suited for purifying cullet and plastics, and recovered valuable metal from secondary metals and incineration ash, especially the separation of small particles.
With secondary metals netting record prices in the last year, theft has become a prominent issue for metals recyclers as well as for law enforcement agencies.
The company produces two subscription magazines, including "Metal Bulletin," a weekly with daily e-mail alerts, and "Metal Bulletin Monthly," as well as newsletters, directories, databases, and conferences and exhibitions for the iron and steel, non-ferrous, cobalt, plastics, scrap and secondary metals markets, including Metal Bulletin/AMM Marketwatch, MetalBulletin.com, Metal Bulletin Research and related books.
The Beachwood, Ohio-based metals producer uses aluminum and zinc scrap to make secondary metals products at 50 plants in four different continents.

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