Experimental Studies of the Impact of Anode Pre-Heating

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Otavio Fortini1,
  2. Srinivas Garimella1,
  3. Edwin Kuhn2,
  4. Yimin Ruan1,
  5. Benyam Yacob2 and
  6. Jack Sorensen3

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch101

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Fortini, O., Garimella, S., Kuhn, E., Ruan, Y., Yacob, B. and Sorensen, J. (2012) Experimental Studies of the Impact of Anode Pre-Heating, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch101

Author Information

  1. 1

    Alcoa Technical Center, Alcoa Center, PA 15069

  2. 2

    Alcoa Warrick Operations, Evansville, IN

  3. 3

    Retired; Formerly with Alcoa Warrick Operations

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:

  • Anode Pre-heating;
  • Current Efficiency;
  • Energy Efficiency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Design and Commissioning of the Anode Pre-heating Station

  • Experimental Findings from Setting Pots with Heated Anodes

  • Delivery of Hot Anodes to the Pots

  • Conclusion