Energy consumption and conservation in the zinc and lead industries. Energy Audit Series.
INTRODUCTION ZINC AND LEAD. DESCRIPTION OF THE ZINC AND LEAD INDUSTRIES. Raw materials and products. Primary extraction of zinc and lead. Zinc industry. Lead industry. ENERGY USE BY THE LEAD AND ZINC INDUSTRIES. The total energy requirement. Energy used in primary extraction of zinc and lead. Energy used in the zinc industry. Energy used in the lead industry. MAIN OPORTUNITIES FOR SAVING ENERGY. Relevance to other non-ferrous industries. Fuel savings in primary extraction of lead and zinc. Fuel saving in the zinc industry. Fuel saving in the lead industry. CONCLUSIONS. RECOMMENDATIONS. Short term. Medium term. Long term. REFERENCES. APPENDIX 1: Methodology of energy flow diagrams. APPENDIX 2: Specimen flow diagrams. APPENDIX 3: Basis for estimate of potential energy savings. APPENDIX 4: Basis for estimated costs of proposed improvements. APPENDIX 5: Furnaces uses in the zinc and lead industry. APPENDIX 6: Secondary lead recovery. APPENDIX 7: Glossary of terms used in the zinc and lead industries.
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