Study on the Recovery of Metallic Aluminum in Black Dross generated from the Used Beverage Cans (UBC) Recycling Process with Crushing Mechanism

파쇄 기구에 따른 알루미늄 캔 재자원화 공정 중 발생한 블랙 드로스 내 알루미늄 회수에 관한 연구

  • Han, Chulwoong (Research Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology) ;
  • Son, Seong Ho (Research Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology) ;
  • Ahn, Byung-Doo (DS LIQUID) ;
  • Kim, Dae-Guen (Institute for Advanced Engineering) ;
  • Lee, Man Seung (Department of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Rare Metal, Mokpo National University) ;
  • Kim, Yong Hwan (Research Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology)
  • 한철웅 (한국생산기술연구원 뿌리산업기술연구소) ;
  • 손성호 (한국생산기술연구원 뿌리산업기술연구소) ;
  • 안병두 ((주)디에스리퀴드 기술연구소) ;
  • 김대근 (고등기술연구원 신소재공정센터) ;
  • 이만승 (목포대학교 공과대학 신소재공학과) ;
  • 김용환 (한국생산기술연구원 뿌리산업기술연구소)
  • Received : 2017.07.03
  • Accepted : 2017.07.25
  • Published : 2017.08.31


This study investigated the recovery of metallic aluminium in the black dross generated from used beverage can recycling process with crushing mechanism such as compression and impact. The as-received Al black dross had a spherical shape, and its size was about 10~40 mm. Also, The X-ray diffraction pattern showed that the main contents of black dross are composed of halite (NaCl), sylvite (KCl), spinel ($MgAl_2O_4$) and corundum ($Al_2O_3$). A metallic aluminium recovery test was performed using jaw crusher and hammer mill having different crushing mechanism. It was analysed that Jaw crushing process can separate into metallic aluminium and non metallic constituents. However, hammer milling process shows significant difference on the separation results. It was found that jaw crushing process was effective for recovery of metallic aluminium in the black dross than that of hammer milling process.


Supported by : 한국에너지기술평가원(KETEP)


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