Aluminum Wastes to Be Converted To Commercial Use


Researchers all over the world are developing ways of turning aluminum waste material in use products. The industry has been found to produce nearly one million tons in terms of waste product. This usually translates to high cost to the aluminum products manufacturers. This cost is usually in terms of environmental liabilities and lands fill cost.

The aluminum waste is referred to as salt cake. It is skimmed from the aluminum metal during smelting. The researchers have said that they do not view the salt cake a waste product. In addition, they have added that with further processing it can be used to create some valuable products in the market. They are looking at way of developing a way of making waste to be used together with concrete in the building industry. It can be used as foaming agent. It will greatly benefit the industry.

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