Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy

, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp 669–670 | Cite as

Preface for Thematic Section: Molten Slags, Fluxes, and Salts for Sustainable Processing

Thematic Section: Molten Slags, Fluxes, and Salts for Sustainable Processing
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  1. Molten Slags, Fluxes, and Salts for Sustainable Processing
The thematic section Molten Slags, Fluxes, and Salts for Sustainable Processing contains new peer-reviewed papers by authors who presented on the same topic in the 10th International Conference on Molten Slags, Fluxes and Salts, in Seattle, WA, USA, May 22–25, 2016. The technical topics at the conference covered many areas of molten slags, fluxes, and salts that are pertinent to Sustainable Metallurgy, such as thermodynamics and interfacial properties, phase diagrams, structural studies, erosion and corrosion, recycling, transport phenomena, and process optimizations. This thematic section contains 8 papers: 3 are in the area of recycling materials for other products, 3 in the area of metals recovery, 1 in the area of steelmaking, and 1 in the area of environmental impact. In all these applications, melts comprising molten salts, fluxes, and oxide systems (slags) play a very important role in determining the viability of the application. The list of technologically important areas...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Boston UniversityBostonUSA

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