Željko Kamberović

Željko Kamberović
University of Belgrade · Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy

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March 1996 - present
University of Belgrade
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This work presents the perspective of applying the laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry (LDI MS) for characterization the anode film of the Ag60Cu26Zn14, Ag58.5Cu31.5Pd10, and Ag63Cu27In10 alloys (at high concentrations of chloride ions in solutions). The reference LDI mass spectra of anode films of pure Ag and Cu have been used for the id...
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Acid mine drainage (AMD) is a waste from mining sites, usually acidic, with high concentrations of sulfates and heavy metal ions. This study investigates the AMD neutralization process using fly ash (FA) as an alternative material. Samples of FA from coal-fired power plants in Serbia (“Nikola Tesla” (EF) and “Kostolac” (KOST)) were analyzed and use...
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The influence of the multi-stage electrostatic separation (ESS) of mechanically treated and magnetically separated waste electronic material and the pyrolysis of the selected ESS fraction on the distribution of metal elements (MEs), elements contained in refractory oxides (EROs), bromine (Br), and rare-earth elements (REEs) contained in waste elect...
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Due to the rapidly increasing use of electrical devices, e-waste became one of the major threats to the environment. Waste printed circuit boards (WPCBs) are an integral part of electrical devices, thus the interest in their recycling is growing. Recycling of WPCBs can be performed by applying hydrometallurgical or pyrometallurgical processes, as w...
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Citation: Stanković, S.; Kamberović, Ž.; Friedrich, B.; Stopić, S.R.; Sokić, M.; Marković, B.; Schippers, A. Abstract: The automotive industry is in the process of transformation from the traditional production of vehicles with engines powered by the combustion of fossil fuels to vehicles powered by electric energy. This revolutionary transformatio...
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The electric arc furnace has been the subject of extensive research due to its complex and chaotic nature. Machine learning methods provide a powerful forensic examination of industrial processes as they exclude numerous assumptions and involve irregularities present in industrial conditions. In this study, different machine learning and data proce...
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The aim of this study was to investigate a possibility of synthesis of porous ceramics with controlled open porosity, which could be used as sorbents and catalyst supports. Two organic additives were used to obtain open porosity: polystyrene beads and cellulose fibers, which are mixed with kaolin clay powder and the appropriate water content. Sampl...
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After the migration of Serbs in 1690 and 1735, the exploitation of mines in the area of present-day Serbia ceased, and after a standstill of nearly 200 years, the mining and metallurgical activities in Serbia were activated in the second quarter of the 20th century. The first concessions were bought by England in 1926, then the mines in Stari Trg (...
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A cost-effective and simple hydrometallurgy procedure for recycling the diamond core drilling crowns by nitric acid leaching, followed by the sodium hydroxide leaching, has been developed. The effect of temperature, nitric acid/sodium hydroxide concentration, leaching time and stirring rate were studied. For the acid leaching process the optimal va...
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In order to reflect possible issues in future sole e-waste processing, an electrolyte of complex chemical composition reflecting system of sole e-waste processing was obtained by following a specially designed pyro-electrometallurgical method. The obtained non-standard electrolyte was further used for the purpose of comprehensive metal interference...
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The rapid digitalization of the world, technological up-gradation, and shorten life cycle of electronic gadgets leading to the generation of an enormous amount of waste tantalum capacitors (WTCs) rich in tantalum every year. The need of the hour is to develop an effective way to recycle tantalum from these waste scraps considering the scarcity of t...
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A simple sol-gel method and external gelatinization method of hollow alumina spheres synthesis were developed in this study. The spheres were modified with polyethyleneimine (PEI) producing PEI-Al2O3 via (3-glycidyloxypropyl)trimethoxy-silane, GLYMO, linker. Characterization results, obtained using XRD and SEM microscopy revealed spherical geometry...
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Fly and bottom ash(es) are the most abundant generated by-products of coal combustion in thermal power plants. This investigation offers a sustainable solution of a double and circular use of industrial waste material in civil engineering practices; i.e., fly ash (FA) as an eco-efficiently, low-cost material for As(V) adsorption, as well as an addi...
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By-products from zinc hydrometallurgy are classified as hazardous waste with strong leaching toxicities. Even though numerous research papers are dedicated to valorizing valuable metals in it, the primary management route is still disposal or partial reuse, such as the Waelz process. Presented experimental research investigates possibilities of sul...
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Serbia has plenty of rich sites and active excavation mines of polymetallic ores of lead and zinc and centuries-old practice of their exploitation. In Serbia, the metallurgical processing of zinc concentrate started in 1955 at Zorka company in Šabac, while in the town of Kosovska Mitrovica, it began in 1967 at the Trepča combine. Several factors, i...
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The mining and metallurgical activity has a centuries-old tradition in Serbia. Copper, iron and gold are the basic metals in the ore of Eastern Serbia. Lead, zinc, iron and silver ore are present in central Serbia, while antimony and lead ore are predominant at the location of western Serbia. The strength of Nemanjic's Serbia was mostly based on th...
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The paper presents a new aluminothermic (AT) welding technology of 49E1 transition rails on 60E1 (EN 13674-1: 2005), based on entirely new materials. It refers to sand molds in which the shape and dimensions of the inflow system are designed to meet all requirements for achieving welded joints of a given quality. The AT mixture was also designed to...
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The main goal of the study was to determine parameters for the production of the micro-sized silver powder applicable to the pastes that are in use in solar cell production and maintenance. In all experiments, silver nitrate solution and ascorbic acid were used, as a silver source and reducing agent, respectively. Polyvinylpyrrolidone and gelatine...
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This study addresses the influence of heat treatment and alumina coating on the corrosion of EN 1.4713 steel in 0.1 mol dm⁻³ sulfuric acid. The corrosion characteristics of three different samples are examined using the open circuit potential measurements, Tafel extrapolation, linear polarization resistance, weight‐loss method, and electrochemical...
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An increasing production of drinking water and a significant amount of waste in the form of treated sludge can lead to a serious environmental problem. The high organic content in the sludge, together with the high summer temperatures, results in the enhanced activity of sludge microorganisms, causing severe biological pollution. Also, there is a d...
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Silver nitrate in the solution was reduced in the presence of the dispersants by ascorbic acid, and silver particles were generated. The main goal was to examine the influence of different dispersants. The purpose was to improve the production process of the micro-sized silver powder for thick film silver pastes for applications in the photovoltaic...
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Anode slime and tin precipitate as by-products of the electrorefining (ER) of non-standard anodes obtained after experimental smelting of waste electric and electronic equipment (e-waste), in addition to the base and precious metals, contains a significant amount of tin. Due to its presence as inert SnO2 hydrate (β metastannic acid) and its dissipa...
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This paper presents thermochemical synthesis of copper/alumina nanocomposites in a Cu-Al2O3 system with 1–2.5 wt.% of alumina and their characterization, which included: transmission electron microscopy: focused ion beam (FIB), analytical electron microscopy (AEM) and high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM). Thermodynamic analysis...
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Corrosion products formed on the surface of two silver brazing alloys after the potentiostatic polarization in 3.5% sodium chloride solution were characterized by the standard methods such as, the X-ray diffraction, micro-Raman spectroscopy, and scanning electron microscopy with energy-dispersive spectroscopy. This paper presents the results of a l...
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Flotation tailings rich in carbonate minerals from the tailings deposit of the copper mine Majdanpek (Serbia) were applied for neutralization of the water taken from the extremely acidic Lake Robule (Bor, Serbia). Tests conducted in Erlenmeyer flasks showed that after neutralization of the lake water to pH 7, over 99% of aluminum (Al), iron (Fe), a...
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In ores, chalcopyrite is usually associated with other sulfide minerals, such as sphalerite, galena, and pyrite, in a dispersed form, with complex mineralogical structures. Concentrates obtained by flotation of such ores are unsuitable for pyrometallurgical processing owing to their poor quality and low metal recovery. This paper presents the leach...
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Secondary alkaline lead slag (SALS), generated during lead–acid batteries recycling, is a hazardous waste due to its high reactivity, solubility, and migration of toxic elements. After pulverization caused by storage under atmospheric condition for 30 days, the SALS was sieved and coarse fraction (+ 1 mm) was returned to the recycling process. Fine...
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Cilj ovog rada je ispitivanje mogućnosti primene modifikovanog oblika elektrofilterskog pepela (eng. Fly ash, FA) sa železo(III)-hidroksidom (α–FeOOH) u obliku getita (G) za efikasno uklanjanje arsena iz otpadne vode. U okviru rada izvršena je sinteza u perforiranoj koloni i dobijen je novi adsorpcioni materijal označen kao FAG. Efikasnost adsorpci...
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Reuse of waste is one of the main principles of sustainable development and circular economy. Secondary alkaline lead slag is a hazardous waste generated in the recycling process of lead-acid batteries that may be suitable in construction materials. The environmental impact of the use of lead slag as a partial replacement of fine aggregates in the...
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This research aimed to develop a novel catalyst based on WO3/ZrSiO4 system for halogenated hydrocarbons processing. The production method of this catalyst involved extrusion and as such was simplified compared to thermo-chemical synthesis routes. It had a reduced number of process stages and a lower environmental impact at the same time. In order t...
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The goal of this research was to examine exploitation properties of Ni-Pd/Al 2 O 3 catalyst supported on α-Al 2 O 3 based foam in the dry methane reforming. The catalyst was prepared by using aerosol method. Chloride precursors for Ni and Pd were reduced by hydrogen at low temperature of 533 K, without previous calcination. The reforming experiment...
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This paper describes the synthesis of tungsten disulfide (WS2) powder by the sulfurization of tungsten trioxide (WO3) particles in the presence of additive potassium carbonate (K2CO3) in nitrogen (N2) atmosphere, first at lower temperature (200 °C) and followed by reduction at higher temperature (900 °C). In addition, the ultrasonic spray pyrolysis...
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Since commissioning in 1961, the copper mine Majdanpek, a part of the Mining and Smelting Complex Bor (RTB Bor), produced approximately 378 million tons of flotation tailings. Semi-quantitative mineralogical analysis of the flotation tailings revealed significant content of carbonate minerals (approximately 20-25 %), indicating high acid neutraliza...
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The rising criticality of technologically inevitably metals and the continuous growth of the waste electronics promote a scientific need for development of innovative recycling process, both efficient and selective. Experimental results showed primarily that by pyrometallurgical treatment it is difficult to achieve selectivity, and secondary that t...
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This paper presents investigations of aluminum addition influence on the corrosion characteristics of the sterling silver Ag-Cu-Zn-Si alloys. The procedure for obtaining Ag-Cu-Zn-Al-Si alloys in small ranges of predefined composition was also presented. Open circuit potential measurements, linear polarization resistance method and potentiodynamic p...
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This paper presents an experimentally-proved hydrometallurgical process for selective metals recovery from the waste-printed circuit boards (WPCBs) using a combination of conventional and time-saving methods: leaching, cementation, precipitation, reduction and electrowinning. According to the results obtained in the laboratory tests, 92.4% Cu, 98.5...
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Jarosite and neutral leaching residue (NLR) are the greatest environmental problems of hydrometallurgical zinc production due to their high quantity and hazardous content. Pyrometallur-gical processes, such as the Waelz process, could be applied to recover valuable metals present in this waste. The paper investigates the possibility of forming envi...
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This paper presents the results of theoretical assessment and a preliminary experimental investigation of the modified pyrometallurgical processing of metallic granulate obtained after mechanical treatment of waste printed circuit boards (WPCBs). The studied two-step process included oxidation of metallic granulate followed by pyrometallurgical ref...
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Microstructure and phase transitions of selected brazing alloys from the Ag-Cu-Zn ternary system were investigated. Four ternary alloys with silver content in the compositional range from 25 to 60 wt.% were studied using x-ray diffraction (XRD) and scanning electron microscopy coupled with the energy-dispersive spectroscopy (SEM–EDS). Phase transit...
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This paper presents investigations of the influence of silicon addition on the mechanical and corrosion characteristics of the sterling silver Ag-Cu-Zn alloys. The procedure for obtaining Ag-Cu-Zn-Si alloys in small ranges of composition was also presented. Vickers hardness tests and three electrochemical tests were performed on the samples in this...
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The aim of this research was to study the effect of graphite addition in the process of synthesis of tribological materials based on tin sulphides. The tin sulphides powders were synthesized from selected precursors by pyrometallurgical method in rotary tilting tube furnace. The thermodynamic parameters of the synthesis were determined using HSC Ch...
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Securing a sustainable production nowadays is a key issue taking into account the need for clean and sustainable solutions for the production of magnesium, in order to avoid harm to the environment. Redesign of secondary magnesium metallurgy in the complex Mg Serbien is presented. The integrated approach has been pointed in order to deliver industr...
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Technology advances have resulted in a growing demand for the new tribology materials. In development of the properties of tribology materials, improvements can be achieved by combining materials in form of composites. The aim of this work was production of solid lubricants composites based on sulfides of technology metals. Selected solid lubricant...
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The scope of the presented study refers to the mechanical and electrical properties of the sterling silver in relation on silicon content in the alloy. Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by the weight of silver and 7.5% by the weight of copper or other metals, whereas in presented research 0.05-0.3% of copper was replaced with s...
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RTB Bor smelter and sulfuric acid plant modernization project includes reconstruction of an old wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). The task for a team from the Innovation Center of TMF was technical-technological solution for the reconstruction of WWTP with a new wastewater treatment process. Wastewater from the primary copper smelter is very acidi...
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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 valor...
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Ni-based catalysts supported on ceramics are particularly suitable for industrial applications, for instance reforming of hydrocarbons to produce synthesis gas or hydrogen and production of carbon nanofibers. Conventional synthesis processes for all metal/ceramic catalysts are impregnation, precipitation, co-precipitation and others. The authors ha...
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Influence of the addition of three different non-metallic fractions (NMF), obtained by processing of printed circuit boards (PCBs), on the mechanical and thermal properties of unsaturated polyester resin (UPR) based composites were studied in this paper. UPR, based on products of PET depolymerization, and NMF were characterized using FTIR, NMR, opt...
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This work is the first to demonstrate the possibilities of direct analysis of the corrosion film formed on Ag43Cu37Zn20 alloy using laser desorption/ionization (LDI) on a commercial matrix-assisted LDI time of flight mass spectrometry (MS) instrument. In the LDI mass spectra measured from the water solution of the corrosion film, the ion species Zn...
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The aesthetic appearance of metals has long been recognised in archaeometric studies as an important factor driving inventions and innovations in the evolution of metal production. Nevertheless, while the studies of ancient gold metallurgy are well supported by the modern research in colour characteristics of gold alloys, the colour properties of m...
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In this paper, the influence of structural and textural characteristics of sulfide minerals on their leaching from a polymetallic concentrate by sulfuric acid and sodium nitrate solution is presented. The starting material was Pb–Zn–Cu sulphide polymetallic concentrate enriched during the flotation of a polymetallic ore in the ″Rudnik″ flotation pl...
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Based on the analysis of the non-standard iron-bearing raw materials treatment process and the results of real composition measurements of the flue gas, the study of hazards by identification of harmful substances that occur in the accident, as well as the modeling of the system of protection against air-pollution due to the cancellation of work th...
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Simulating the reactions in a complex system can lead to self-sustaining and energy efficient treatment of wastes in recycling promoting manner. In this contribution, the synergic combination of electric arc furnace dust (EAFD), mill scale, and secondary aluminum, in a form of waste foil, was researched aiming to use exothermal energy of reactions...
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Catalysts based on the Ni/Al2O3 system are used in a variety of catalytic processes. Catalysts are commonly synthesized through thermochemical routes (impregnation, precipitation, coprecipitation and others). The authors prepared a Ni-Pd/Al2O3 catalyst supported by a ceramic foam, using a novel method, whereby the foam was impregnated with aerosol....
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The results of research on the leaching process of complex sulphide-barite ore were presented in this paper. The leaching process was carried out in a laboratory autoclave by ferric chloride solution. Considering that those minerals are represented in complex structural-textural relationships, it is not possible to extract lead, zinc and copper min...
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This work presents the laboratory testing results of kinetics the oxidation process and sample processing of the sulphide polymetallic concentrate Blagojev Kamen. The aim of investigation is recovery of these types of raw material, present in large quantities in the peripheral parts of already used primary mineral deposits of copper, because of the...
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Electric arc furnace (EAF) dust, together with a mill scale and coke were smelted in a laboratory electric arc furnace. These metallurgical wastes consist of a many different phases and elements, making the reaction process complex. Thermo-chemical analysis of the reactions in metal, slag, and gas phases was done, and used for modeling of the mixtu...