HEX Retrofit Enables Smelter Capacity Expansion

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Hussain Ali Al Qassab1,
  2. Sayed Salah Aqeel Ali Mohd1,
  3. Geir Wedde2 and
  4. Anders Sørhuus2

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch141

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Qassab, H. A. A., Mohd, S. S. A. A., Wedde, G. and Sørhuus, A. (2012) HEX Retrofit Enables Smelter Capacity Expansion, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch141

Author Information

  1. 1

    Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C., P.O. Box 570, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

  2. 2

    Alstom Norway AS, Drammensveien 165,0277 Oslo, Norway

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:

  • Amperage creep;
  • AP30+;
  • Gas treatment plants;
  • Scaling;
  • Energy improvement;
  • IHEX

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • GTC challenges for smelter expansion

  • iHEX experience at Alba

  • Effects of Pot Gas Temperatures on HF emissions

  • Smelter expansion- gas cooling comparisons

  • Conclusion