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Processing and Recycling of Aluminum Wastes (Aluminum IOF)

ABSTRACT
This project focuses on the development of a technology to divert the salt cake into valuable feedstock materials for the manufacturing of concrete products such as lightweight masonry, foamed concrete, and mine backfill grouts. By using the unique properties inherent in the aluminum salt cake, this by-product can function as a foaming (air entraining) agent, and fine aggregate for use in concrete. The technology is expected to benefit the aluminum, concrete, mining, and construction industries.
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PERFORMING ORGANIZATION
Michigan Technological University
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ehr-Ping HuangFu
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave., S
Washington, DC  20585
website: www.eere.energy.gov/industry/metalcasting/

phone: (202) 586-1493
fax: (202) 586-6507
email: Ehr-ping.huangfu@ee.doe.gov

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