ME Elecmetal to cut costs by recycling zircon sand at US foundry
Published: Friday, 10 October 2014
By developing a new process that recycles zircon sand from its metal casting operations, US-based ME Elecmetal could give the foundry industry the opportunity to reclaim zircon from silica sand, which could impact the zircon supply chain.
US-based metal casting company ME Elecmetal has completed a
trial test of its process to reclaim zircon sand in foundry
The company has conducted two trials at its plant in Duluth,
Minnesota, in the last three months, which enabled it to
recover up to 1,500 lbs (680kg) zircon sand...