The Transition Strategy at Alouette towards Higher Productivity with a Lower Energy Consumption

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. P. Coursol1,
  2. J. Coté1,
  3. F. Laflamme1,
  4. P. Thibault2,
  5. A. Blais2,
  6. D. Lavoie1 and
  7. S. Gosselin1

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch100

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Coursol, P., Coté, J., Laflamme, F., Thibault, P., Blais, A., Lavoie, D. and Gosselin, S. (2012) The Transition Strategy at Alouette towards Higher Productivity with a Lower Energy Consumption, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch100

Author Information

  1. 1

    Aluminerie Alouette, 400 Chemin de la Pointe Noire, Sept-Iles, Quebec, G4R-5M9, Canada

  2. 2

    Rio Tinto Alean, Arvida Research and Development Centre, 1955 Boul. Mellon, Jonquiére, Quebec, G7S-4K8, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291399

Online ISBN: 9781118359259

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Keywords:

  • Aluminum reduction;
  • Low ACD;
  • Low energy;
  • Transition period

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Alouette in Perspective

  • Strengths and Limitations of Current Pot Design

  • The “Bridging” Concept during a Transition Period

  • Pot Development Cycle

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements