The Restart of Two Idled Pot Lines at Ormet Primary Aluminum

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Cecil Smith and
  2. Mark Christman

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch127

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Smith, C. and Christman, M. (2012) The Restart of Two Idled Pot Lines at Ormet Primary Aluminum, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch127

Author Information

  1. Ormet Primary Aluminum Corporation P.O. Box 176 / 43840 St. Rt. 7 Hannibal, OH 43931

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:

  • Restart;
  • Idled Potline;
  • Process Control

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Shutdown Procedure

  • Restart Preparation Work

  • Types of Restarts

  • Rectifier Operation and Early Power Control

  • Pre-soaking Anodes

  • Initial Start-up and Control

  • Anode Setting and Bath Management

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements