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dc.contributor.authorMandadi, Gopi Krishna
dc.contributor.authorAsmatulu, Eylem
dc.identifier.citationMandadi, Gopi Krishna; Asmatulu, Eylem. 2018. Centrifugal-force induced separation of recyclable electronic wastes above the melting points using induction heat unit. 5th Annual Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, CAMX 2018, Code 144723en_US
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dc.description.abstractThe proper disposal of electronic waste and electrical components is currently a major interest of many researchers because of the fact that these electronics not only generate the landfill waste, but also release heavy and toxic metals to the local environment and farm lands. This study analyzes the possible eliminations of waste products by recovering the metals, and thus reducing the effects on the environment and reserving the metals for future generations. The experimental studies were performed on the recycled electronic wires, such as copper, aluminum, soldering materials and lead. An electrical induction furnace is used for melting/burning the waste to recover the metals from the electronic devices and cable waste. A perforated basket was designed and manufactured for feeding the E-waste and heat application (melting) at high temperatures. All the metals were heated to their respective melting points and recovered by centrifugal forces. Experiments carried out with insulation materials on the electrical wires and over 95% recovery rates were achieved at the high speed rotations of the perforated basket.en_US
dc.publisherComposites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesComposites and Advanced Materials Expo;2018
dc.subjectElectronic equipmenten_US
dc.subjectElectronic wasteen_US
dc.subjectInduction heatingen_US
dc.subjectMelting pointen_US
dc.subjectMetal recoveryen_US
dc.titleCentrifugal-force induced separation of recyclable electronic wastes above the melting points using induction heat uniten_US
dc.typeConference paperen_US
dc.rights.holder© 2018. Used by CAMX - The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo. CAMX Conference Proceedings. Dallas, TX.en_US

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