A New Approach to Identify Aluminum Dross Reduction Opportunities using an Integrated Weighing System

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Simon L'Heureux1,
  2. Vincent Goutiére1,
  3. Joseph Langlais1,
  4. Peter Waite1 and
  5. David-Alexandre Tremblay2

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch181

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

L'Heureux, S., Goutiére, V., Langlais, J., Waite, P. and Tremblay, D.-A. (2012) A New Approach to Identify Aluminum Dross Reduction Opportunities using an Integrated Weighing System, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch181

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rio Tinto Alean, Arvida Research and Development Centre, P.O. Box 1250, Jonquiére, QC, Canada G7S 4K8

  2. 2

    Rio Tinto Alean, Sebree Works, 9404 State Route 2096, Robards, KY, 42452, USA

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:

  • Aluminum;
  • Dross strategy;
  • Cast house;
  • Inert Gas Dross Cooler;
  • Processing technology;
  • Metal oxidation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Dross Generation Principles

  • Industrial Integrated IGDC Weighing Strategy

  • Tracking of the Batch-to-Batch Dross Generation

  • Industrial Key Process Parameters Affecting Dross Generation

  • Measurement of the IGDC Performance

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements