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Spark Plasma Sintering As a Solid-State Recycling Technique: The Case of Aluminum Alloy Scrap Consolidation
Recently, “meltless” recycling techniques have been presented for the light metals category, targeting both energy and material savings by bypassing the final recycling step of remelting. In thisExpand
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Life cycle assessment of flax-fibre reinforced epoxidized linseed oil composite with a flame retardant for electronic applications
Abstract The use of biobased materials to replace their conventional, synthetic counterparts is clearly increasing today. An interesting application, printed circuit board substrates based onExpand
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Sustainable aluminium recycling of end-of-life products: A joining techniques perspective
Abstract The sustainable management of aluminium has become crucial due to the exponential growth in global demand. The transition to a sustainable society with lightweight electric vehicles has ledExpand
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Solid state recycling of pure Mg and AZ31 Mg machining chips via spark plasma sintering
Abstract This work investigates the applicability of spark plasma sintering (SPS) as a solid state recycling technique for magnesium alloy scrap. In this respect, machining chips from pure Mg andExpand
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Environmental comparison of metal coating processes
Abstract Taking into account the expected growth of the world's population and increasing welfare level in developing countries, the global energy and material resource demand can be expected toExpand
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Environmental modelling of aluminium based components manufacturing routes: Additive manufacturing versus machining versus forming
Abstract Additive Manufacturing represents, by now, a viable alternative for metal-based components production. Therefore the designer, often, has to select among three options at process designExpand
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Environmental screening of novel technologies to increase material circularity: A case study on aluminium cans
Abstract It is undisputed that the recycling of aluminium is desirable as long as the environmental and economic implications of its reintegration do not exceed the burdens of its primary production.Expand
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Evaluating the material resource efficiency of secondary aluminium production: A Monte Carlo-based decision-support tool
Abstract The contamination of aluminium streams during the different life cycle stages by alloy mixing and/or accumulation of foreign elements, in combination with the limited melt purificationExpand
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The use of Spark Plasma Sintering to fabricate a two-phase material from blended aluminium alloy scrap and gas atomized powder
Abstract Recently innovative solid state / ‘meltless’ recycling techniques have been developed and proposed for the consolidation of aluminium alloy scrap, aiming both at energy and material savingsExpand
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