Recycling and properties of recycled aluminium alloys used in the transportation industry

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Nowadays, a transportation industry creates a lot of metal scrap because production and use of cars are on the increase worldwide. This is based on the fact that increase in the production of cars increases usage of aluminium alloys in transportation applications. Therefore, it is necessary to reduce the production of components from primary aluminium alloy and increase their replacement with secondary-recycled-aluminium alloys because the production of recycled aluminium alloys is less expensive and less energy-intensive than the creation of new aluminium alloy through the electrolysis. In addition, the recycled aluminium alloys have comparable microstructural parameters and properties as the same primary aluminium alloys.

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Kuchariková, L., Tillová, E., & Bokůvka, O. (2016). Recycling and properties of recycled aluminium alloys used in the transportation industry. Transport Problems, 11(2), 117–122. https://doi.org/10.20858/tp.2016.11.2.11

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