Potline Open Circuit Protection

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Dominique Duval,
  2. Michel Jacon,
  3. Andy Johnston,
  4. Didier Lamant,
  5. Pierre Marcellin,
  6. Roland Mathevon and
  7. Laurent Troubat

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch158

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Duval, D., Jacon, M., Johnston, A., Lamant, D., Marcellin, P., Mathevon, R. and Troubat, L. (2012) Potline Open Circuit Protection, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch158

Author Information

  1. Rio Tinto Alean – Smelter Technology – Centr'Alp – BP 7 – 38341 – Voreppe Cedex – France

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:

  • potline;
  • DC current;
  • open circuit;
  • arcing;
  • protection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theory of breaking steady-state DC currents

  • Description of the phenomenon on the reduction operation side

  • Description of the phenomenon in the DC conversion substation

  • Potline open circuit protection

  • Conclusion