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Foraging for foundry sands

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Published: Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Metalcasting consumes vast quantities of industrial minerals – either as foundry sands or additives – which are subsequently landfilled. But simple processing of spent sands can provide a stable and valuable source of secondary foundry materials

Recycling - it’s a sign of the times. From paper and plastic products to electronic wastes and metals, the recycling movement is growing. There is one company that has now brought this concept to the industrial minerals field. Alexander Mill Services International Inc. (AMSI), based in Harmony, Pennsylvania, USA has been...

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