We can melt anything!

Recovery of metals from waste

is our specialty.

Our customers include major recycling companies, steel mills, foundries, alloy development companies and mining companies. We are always willing to discuss your problems and to show you how to convert them into opportunities.

We have provided the technical expertise for several large scale metal recycling projects. Let us show you how to convert your metal byproducts into continuous cash flow, using the best available technology. 

Looking for Iron in all the Right Places

Many steel mills and foundries produce iron bearing wastes that do not typically get recycled back into the melting furnace. Materials like spent shot and dust from blast cleaning, grinding dust, swarf, BOF slag fines, Waelz kiln slag and even arc furnace dusts can be processed to recover their metal units.

Using a unique Induction Reduction Process, we have been able to easily produce quality liquid iron from various finely divided iron waste streams. Iron oxides are converted to metallic iron which can be added back to any melting furnace as liquid iron or as solid pig iron.

We have produced tons of pig iron using induction furnaces in foundries and at universities. We have used both domestic and imported iron ore concentrates to recover 60 to 70% metallic iron. We have used mill scale from steel mills to recover 68 to 72% metallic iron. We have used steel mill BOF slag and we always get 20 to 30% metallic iron recovery. If you need clean iron units from Pig Iron, we can show you how to make your own Pig Iron and save 25% to 35% over the purchase price of imported commercial Pig Iron.

Need more from your Sand Molding Process?

We have had great success developing unique Sand Molding Processes to solve the most demanding applications. If you are a company that produces and sells Foundry Sand Binders or Additives, we can help you with fresh ideas. We have received both U.S. and Foreign Patents for Organic and Inorganic Binder Systems. If you are a foundry that uses Green Sand Molding or Nobake Binder Systems, we can show you how to get the best performance out of your current materials and equipment. 

We will be your "Foundry Advocate"

If you don't understand Metal Casting and you want someone to look out for your best interests, you can ask us to represent you in technical and business development discussions. We don't sell equipment or materials. We don't have any conflict of interest. All we can offer you is our 45 years of Metal Casting experience. Let us provide the guidance you need to make good Metal Casting decisions.

Iron, Copper and Aluminum will never have zero value!

Invest with confidence in the American metal industries.

T. Cobett and Associates

10042 Oak Branch Trail

Strongsville, OH 44149

(260) 341-2258 Cell

(440) 572-7511 Fax

[email protected]