Towards On-Line Monitoring of Alumina Properties at a Pot Level

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Jayson Tessier1,
  2. Gary P. Tarcy2,
  3. Eliezer Batista2 and
  4. Xiangwen Wang2

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch108

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Tessier, J., Tarcy, G. P., Batista, E. and Wang, X. (2012) Towards On-Line Monitoring of Alumina Properties at a Pot Level, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch108

Author Information

  1. 1

    Alcoa Global Primary Metals, Center of Excellence, Deschambault (Qc), Canada, G1A 1SO

  2. 2

    Alcoa, Hall Process Improvement, 100 Technology Drive, Alcoa Center, PA, USA, 15069

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:

  • Alumina;
  • Dissolution;
  • Feed Control;
  • Alumina Feeder;
  • Anode Effect

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Alumina Dissolution

  • Variation of Alumina Properties

  • Sensor Development

  • Pot Trial

  • Pilot Plant Deployment

  • Implications for Pot Control

  • Improvement of Alumina Dissolution

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements