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Recycled aluminum impurities barrier to growth: study

March 08, 2012 - 17:03 GMT Location: New York

KEYWORDS: MIT , Randolph Kirchain , Elsa Olivetti , Gabrielle Gaustad , recycled aluminum

Accumulating impurities in recycled aluminum could serva as a hurdle to growth, according to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers.

The study was requested by a "major aluminum producer," which needed to decide whether to install improved separation systems to prepare for impurities that could become more serious over time,...

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