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secondary metal

noun
1.
metal derived wholly or in part from scrap.
Compare primary metal.
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  • Primary and secondary metal refiners, particularly those using direct reduction processes, can also benefit.
  • In addition to centrifugal casting, the foundry makes its own alloys and secondary metal-castings.
  • Local law enforcement shall implement a regular inspection process of secondary metal recyclers.
  • The rule does not apply to primary or secondary metal production facilities or melting ferrous metals at iron and steel foundries.

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