Environmental life cycle assessment (lca) of a prototypical fiberglass reinforced pultrusion (frp) curtainwall framing system and contrast its performance with that of conventional aluminum curtainwall framing life cycle assessment (lca) is a systematic approach to quantifying the environmental impacts. Time a life cycle assessment is conducted and disclosed to the aluminium industry in iceland two cradle-to-gate life cycle assessments were conducted in order to compare the environmental impacts of the production stages of one metric tonne of primary aluminium at norðurál with those of an average european smelter. The key features of a life cycle assessment include the following factors: the main requirements for energy input the environmental impact and sustainability of making the materials from natural resources the environmental impact of making the product from the material the environmental impact of using the product. This study used the life cycle assessment (lca) method, the modified eco- indicator 99 method for damage calculation, and the simapro calculation code the study examined secondary aluminium production by icmet, based in reggio emilia, italy the economic and environmental evaluation utilised. Life cycle analysis of aluminum foil packaging material el sebaie o(1), ahmed m, hussein a, el sharkawy f, samy m author information: (1)environmental health department, high institute of public health, alexandria university, alexandria, egypt [email protected] a fundamental tent of life cycle analysis. Final report: can lca pe americas contact: nuno da silva neil d' 227 life cycle impact assessment methodology & impact categories considered 10 228 data quality the environmental profile of primary aluminum production has a significant influence on the overall environmental.
Cycle assessment steel and carbon-fiber composites cradle to grave energy and co2 emissions dhingra, r, jg overly, ga davis, s das, s hadley, and b tonn 2000 a life- cycle-based environmental evaluation: materials in new generation vehicles sae international magnesium, aluminum, and titanium. The evaluation of uncertainty is relatively new in environmental life-cycle assessment (lca) dynamic material flow modeling: an effort to calibrate and validate aluminum stocks and flows in austria quantifying the trade-off between parameter and model structure uncertainty in life cycle impact assessment. This study aims to assess the environmental impacts of canned sardines in olive oil, by considering fishing, processing, and packaging, using life cycle assessment (lca) methodology the case study concerns a product of a canning factory based in portugal and packed in aluminum cans it is the first lca.
Alcoa inc, a major global manufacturer of aluminum products, desired a comparative environmental assessment of its forged aluminum truck wheels with steel truck wheels in order to better understand the impacts arising from the production and use of its own forged aluminum truck wheels and to evaluate. Of the comparison between the environmental load of cast iron and aluminium cylinder blocks the methodological approach adopted for the analysis is life cycle assessment (lca) since it allows to consider the environmental effects of a product during the production, use and end-of-life treatment phases the study. The environmental metrics chapter of the report provides life cycle impact assessment (lcia) results for the global primary aluminium industry using the 2015 lci data and lca software it also evaluates the significance of potential environmental impacts based on the lci for five archetypal regional supply scenarios to. The present report is a detailed study of the environmental impacts, seen in a life cycle perspective, of an aluminium smelter with an annual capacity of 360,000 tonnes planned for instalment in west greenland the study is initiated by alcoa and the government of greenland the smelter is still in the planning phase, and.
An aluminum water-in-channel-type pv/t collector design is recommended by the authors, with the prototypes well-tested under both free-standing and building -integrated manners in this paper, the environmental life-cycle analysis (lca) of such hybrid solar systems as applied in hong kong is reported. A coupled life cycle costing and life cycle assessment was carried out to estimate the economic and environmental impact of silicon-aluminum alloy production the results showed that the aluminum alloy made from secondary aluminum accounted for 70%–95% of the environmental benefits in most categories, except in. So without lca it is very difficult to assess the environmental impact of the two different products and choice of greener options its intended applications: the outcome of the study is to compare the environmental impact of two different products, glass bottle and aluminum can for packaging of 500ml beer.
Education (iere) to develop a product category rule and an environmental product declaration (epd) for their beer products this document is the life cycle assessment of their beer products evaluated as part ingot production data is from the us lci database, and aluminum can production in the us is based on. Examine the environmental impact from the production of a new produced rear subframe a life cycle assessment has been done to of aluminum the subframe itself consists mostly of aluminum and the bushings of steel and rubber rear subframes can be reused by being taken out of cars to be scrapped the. Aluminum extrusion environmental product declarations and lifecycle assessment environmental product declarations (epds) have been called environmental nutrition labels for materials and products, describing the potential environmental impact of a product through its life cycle in october 2016, the aluminum. Design for environment (dfe) environmental decision making open access the discussion of recycling in attributional life cycle assessment (lca)—and of metal recycling in particular—has been in such cases, crediting 100% of the burden of primary aluminum as the ―avoided burden‖ does not.
Environment a culture of responsibility the european aluminium industry is committed to the responsible stewardship throughout the life cycle in the last 20 years life cycle assessment (lca) provides the best framework for assessing the potential environmental impacts of products including raw material acquisition,.
13th global conference on sustainable manufacturing - decoupling growth from resource use environmental impact analysis of primary aluminium production at country level dimos paraskevas, karel kellens, alexander van de voorde, wim dewulf, joost r duflou department of mechanical engineering, university of. Download the free sustainability report: life cycle impact assessment of aluminum beverage cans the life cycle assessment study was commissioned by the aluminum association (aa) to respond appropriately to the increasing market demand for life cycle data on the environmental performance of products a life cycle. Assessment of environmental life-cycle approach for industrial materials and products by steven b young university of toronto environmental life cycle assessment (lca) was evaluated as an approach for analysis of potential for analysis of steel, aluminum and plastics, and the product systems i am satisfied with.