Pollution prevention in an aluminum grinding facility

N. Rajagopalan, V. M. Boddu, S. Mishra, D. Kraybill

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Abstract

The effectiveness of source reduction and in-process recycling in reducing both the BOD levels in wastewater as well as wastewater volume discharges in an aluminum grinding facility is presented. Material substitution and the use of appropriate technologies are also highlighted. This synthesis of activities reportedly has the potential to reduce wastewater volume by 50% and the BOD20 levels in the wastewater to 900 to 1,380 mg/L from an initial level of 6,030 mg/L.

LanguageEnglish (US)
JournalMetal Finishing
Volume96
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1998

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grinding
aluminum
wastewater
pollution prevention
Aluminum
Wastewater
Pollution
Biochemical oxygen demand
appropriate technology
substitution
recycling
material
Recycling
Substitution reactions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Metals and Alloys

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Rajagopalan, N., Boddu, V. M., Mishra, S., & Kraybill, D. (1998). Pollution prevention in an aluminum grinding facility. Metal Finishing, 96(11).

Pollution prevention in an aluminum grinding facility. / Rajagopalan, N.; Boddu, V. M.; Mishra, S.; Kraybill, D.

In: Metal Finishing, Vol. 96, No. 11, 11.1998.

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Rajagopalan, N, Boddu, VM, Mishra, S & Kraybill, D 1998, 'Pollution prevention in an aluminum grinding facility' Metal Finishing, vol 96, no. 11.
Rajagopalan N, Boddu VM, Mishra S, Kraybill D. Pollution prevention in an aluminum grinding facility. Metal Finishing. 1998 Nov;96(11).
Rajagopalan, N. ; Boddu, V. M. ; Mishra, S. ; Kraybill, D./ Pollution prevention in an aluminum grinding facility. In: Metal Finishing. 1998 ; Vol. 96, No. 11.
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