Utilization of pyrite ash wastes by pelletization process

Tugrul N., Derun E., Piskin M. B.

POWDER TECHNOLOGY, vol.176, pp.72-76, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 176
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.powtec.2007.01.012
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-76
  • Keywords: pyrite ashes, waste, pellet, binder, bentonite, pelletization, FLY-ASH, MECHANISM
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In Turkey, pyrite, copper melting gases and sulfur are used as a raw material in sulfuric acid production. Pyrite ashes are obtained as a result of the sulfuric acid production process during the roasting of pyrite ores. These wastes are generally landfilled or dumped into the sea.