How Does Steel Recycling Work?
Steel has been at the forefront of growth and development since the beginning of the Industrial Age. It is the most utilized metal in the world today, with uses ranging from manufacturing kitchen utensils to the creation of skyscrapers.
But have you ever wondered how steel recycling works to ensure the world has a steady supply of this precious metal? Read on and watch the video linked above to find out.
The first step of the steel recycling process is the collection of scrap metal.
Most scrap metal comes from scrap vehicles and consumer scrap. Once collected, it is sorted and separated using sensors and magnets.
Once the metal is sorted and separated, it is shredded and then melted in a large fire according to different types. The molten metal is then purified to ensure the quality of the final product is good. After purification, the metal is cooled off for solidification according to specific design shapes like bars. If you find this article interesting, watch the video in the link above to see how steel is recycled.