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The phosphor powder is then placed into a distiller's vacuum chamber where heat and vacuum is applied, causing the mercury to vapourise. The organic particles carried by the gases are oxidised in the post combustion chamber prior to entering the highly efficient cooling traps, where the mercury condenses into liquid mercury. The four main elements recovered from end-of-life mercury -containing lamps are typically recycled as:
Glass - Concrete products, swimming pool render applications and bitumen
Aluminium - Aluminium ingots used in industry for a variety of applications
Phosphor Powder - Bulking agent for fertiliser
Mercury - Returned to the medical industry