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Description for 3341: Secondary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals

Division D: Manufacturing | Major Group 33: Primary Metal Industries

Industry Group 334: Secondary Smelting And Refining Of Nonferrous


3341 Secondary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals
Establishments primarily engaged in recovering nonferrous metals and alloys from new and used scrap and dross or in producing alloys from purchased refined metals. This industry includes establishments engaged in both the recovery and alloying of precious metals. Plants engaged in the recovery of tin through secondary smelting and refining, as well as by chemical processes, are included in this industry. Establishments primarily engaged in assembling, sorting, and breaking up scrap metal, without smelting and refining, are classified in Wholesale Trade, Industry 5093.
  • Aluminum extrusion ingot, secondary
  • Aluminum smelting and refining, secondary
  • Antimonial lead refining, secondary
  • Babbitt metal smelting and refining, secondary
  • Brass smelting and refining, secondary
  • Bronze smelting and refining, secondary
  • Copper smelting and refining, secondary
  • Detinning of cans
  • Detinning of scrap
  • Germanium refining, secondary
  • Gold smelting and refining, secondary
  • Ingots, nonferrous: smelting and refining-secondary
  • Iridium smelting and refining, secondary
  • Lead smelting and refining, secondary
  • Magnesium smelting and refining, secondary
  • Nickel smelting and refining, secondary
  • Nonferrous metal smelting and refining, secondary
  • Platinum-group metals smelting and refining, secondary
  • Precious metal smelting and refining, secondary
  • Recovering and refining of nonferrous metals
  • Recovery of silver from used photographic film
  • Secondary refining and smelting of nonferrous metals
  • Selenium refining, secondary
  • Silver smelting and refining, secondary
  • Solder (base metal), pig and ingot secondary
  • Tin smelting and refining, secondary
  • Zinc dust, reclaimed
  • Zinc smelting and refining, secondary


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