Case Studies

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Alumina Fines and the Impact on Aluminium Smelting

Fundamental research that looks at the smelter-wide implications of alumina quality

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Heat Balance Adjustment by New Anode Cover Design

Implementation of new anode cover recipe and practice to adjust heat balance

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Improving the Properties and Performance of Anode's Cast Iron

Improving control and composition consistency of cast iron at the rodding room.

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Automatic Anode Effect Termination (AET) Strategies

Successfully test AET strategy on a single 40 kA technology potline. 

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Smelter Performance Audits

An independent audit of a single potline at a smelter in China. The purpose of the audit was to highlight best practices and identify potential improvement pathways.

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EnPot - Shell Heat Exchanger

Implementation of Shell Heat Exchanger Technology in a smelter.

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GEN3

The world's first purpose-built centralised control system for smelters.

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Reducing Energy Consumption

Reducing energy consumption in aluminium reduction cells without compromising current efficiency.

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Amperage Increase Program on Aluminium Reduction Cells

Identifying the constraints limiting amperage increase and finding solution pathways to remove these constraints.