volume 66, issue 3, P357-358 2014
DOI: 10.1007/s11837-014-0896-0
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Abstract: Each year, millions of tons of nonferrous metals are discarded in the United States. These metals are not reused, as there are no cost-effective recovery methods. Recent developments in spectroscopic technology composition in real time. This opens the door for high-speed, automated metal sortation and recovery, especially for the recovery of high-value precious metals such as Ti, Ni, Co, Mo, and Ta.Sensor-based sorting has been developing rapidly in the past decade. Several commercial instruments are availabl…

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