Integrated procedure for recycling and valorization of useful components from secondary raw materials based on hard metals


  • Željko Kamberović Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Karnegijeva 4, 11120 Belgrade
  • Zoran Anč‘ić Innovation Center of the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade, Studentski trg 12-16, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
  • Marija Korać Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Karnegijeva 4, 11120 Belgrade
  • Natasa Gajic Innovation Center of the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Karnegijeva 4, 11120 Belgrade
  • B. Tomović Innovation Center of the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Karnegijeva 4, 11120 Belgrade



hard metals, secondary raw materials, recycling, integrated procedure.


Wide application of hard metals requires increased consumption of their constituents. Their high cost and scarcity impose the need for finding new, both ecologically and economically justified ways for their production. In presented research, on the basis of previous research, a review of an integrated technological procedure of recycling and valorization of useful components from hard metals secondary raw materials is given.

Integrated procedure for processing of hard metal's waste enables the preparation of a wide range of powders with required properties, a high efficiency and reducing the duration of individual stages of procedures for their processing. Therefore, besides conservation of natural resources there are also significant economic and energetic benefits. The developed technological procedure is in service of sustainable development.


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How to Cite

Kamberović, Željko, Zoran Anč‘ić, Marija Korać, Natasa Gajic, and B. Tomović. 2017. “Integrated Procedure for Recycling and Valorization of Useful Components from Secondary Raw Materials Based on Hard Metals”. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 23 (2):167-81.



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