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Meeting 2016 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Electrode Technology
Presentation Title Upgrade of the Firing and Control System at Egyptalum for Dual Fuel Firing
Author(s) Detlef Maiwald, Domenico Di Lisa, Amir Tharwat Henry, Mario Mnikoleiski
On-Site Speaker (Planned) Domenico Di Lisa
Abstract Scope Based on the recent upgrade of the existing anode baking furnace no. 1 at Egyptalum, Egypt, the paper will demonstrate the improvements that have been achieved by introducing a new and flexible firing and control system on the baking furnace. The focus was herby set on a dual fuel firing capability and strategy. The firing system is able to operate either on heavy fuel oil or natural gas on the same system. This feature provides maximum flexibility in the daily challenges of the primary energy market to carbon operations. The paper covers the most relevant parameters of the baking process such as combustion performance, temperature regime, baking level, anode quality and consistency, fuel efficiency and the resulting operation flexibility.
Proceedings Inclusion? Planned: Light Metals Volume

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Anode Baking Furnace Fluewall Design Evolution: A Return of Experience of Latest Baffleless Technology Implementation
Cathode Wear in Electrowinning of Aluminum Investigated by a Laboratory Test Cell
Characterization of Carbon Anode Materials by Image Analysis
Copper Bars for the Hall-Héroult Process
Effect of Cathode Collector Copper Inserts on the Hall-Héroult Cell MHD Stability
Effect of Heating Rate during Baking on the Properties of Carbon Anodes Used in Aluminum Industry
Electrochemical Reactivity and Wetting Properties of Anodes Made from Anisotropic and Isotropic Cokes
Empirical Modeling of the Baking Furnace to Predict Baked Anode Properties
In Situ Investigation of the Behavior of Anode Assemblies
Interfacial Boundary between Carbon Anodes and Molten Salt Electrolyte
Journey towards World-Class Operational Effectiveness at DUBAL (EGA Jebel Ali Operations) Paste Plant
Low Resistance Anode Assembly Using Steel Stubhole Conductors across the Cast Iron to Carbon Interface
Measurement of the Electric Current Distribution in an Anode
MIREA: An On-line Quality Control Equipment Integration in an Operational Context
Modeling Gravity Wave in 3D with OpenFoam in an Aluminum Reduction Cell with Regular and Irregular Cathode Surfaces
Porous Carbon Anodes for the Supply of Methane during Electrowinning of Aluminium
Quantification of Sodium Present in Dry Aggregates and Anodes
Simulation-Based Decision Support in Cathode Relining Facility Scaling
Study of the Wetting of Coke by Different Pitches
The Start up & the Operation Performance of the Twin Green Anode Plant at Ma'aden Aluminium Smelter in Saudi Arabia
Uneven Cathode Wear in Aluminium Reduction Cells
Upgrade of the Firing and Control System at Egyptalum for Dual Fuel Firing

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