Managing wastes from aluminium smelter plants discusses major environmental polluting waste material from aluminum industries and, particularly, spent pot liner. The book incorporates the authors’ direct experience in handling this toxic waste, decontaminating spent pot liner and recovering its carbon value.

Table of Contents

Introduction to aluminium processing; Wastes generated by aluminum smelter plants; Treatment of the wastes and quality of byproducts; Utilisation of wastes (byproducts); Techno-economic feasibility of some selected processes.


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Woodhead Publishing India
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About the authors

B. Mazumder

Dr B. Mazumder is an Emeritus Scientist, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, at IMMT research laboratory, Bhubaneswar, Orissa. He has more than 15 patents filed in India, USA and European countries. He has authored 7 books and got published 35 papers in Indian as well as International journals. His research interest lies in the area of high temperature science which includes carbon technology, molten salt chemistry, ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy, as well as energy technology.

B.K. Mishra

Dr B. K. Mishrais presently the Director at Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar, Orissa. He was awarded National Mineral and IIME Mineral Beneficiation Award in India. He has more than 100 papers published in Indian as well as international journals and more than 6 patents to his credit. His areas of research are ultrafine particle processing, colloidal system, solid flow modelling and simulation of mineral processing operations.