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Course Dates:
October 19–23, 2015

Registration Deadline:
September 21, 2015

Hotel Reservation Deadline:
October 1, 2015
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TMS 2015 Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis
October 19–23, 2015 • Essen, Germany
"Lots of practical advice that we will implement in our smelter."
—Past Course Attendee
An Electrolysis Course for Today’s Challenges
  • Solutions-Oriented: Learn proven techniques to save costs and improve productivity.
  • Links Theory and Practice: Immediately apply what you learn to your operations.
  • World-Class Expertise: Since 1995, TMS has convened leading experts to share their knowledge in one of the industry’s most comprehensive courses on the electrolysis process.
Who Will Benefit
  • Technical and Project Managers
  • Hall–Héroult Superintendents, Supervisors, and Operators
  • Primary Aluminum Production Technology Developers
What You Will Learn
  • Anode Cells: Reactions and Consumption
  • Anode Effect Mechanism and Emission Rates
  • Cathode Technology
  • Cell Control
  • Cell Energy Input and Its Utilization
  • Cell Shutdown and Restart
  • Crust and Alumina Powder Dissolution and Cell Feeding
  • Current Efficiency Theory and Practices for Continuous Improvement
  • Diagnosis and Corrections of Problem Pots
  • Electrolyte Compositions
  • Fluoride Emissions Control
  • Heat Balance Fundamentals
  • Impact of Alumina Properties on Pot Operations
  • Introduction to the Aluminum Electrolysis Process
  • Measures to Control Metal Purity in Prebake Reduction Cells
  • Measurements Technique for Pot Analysis
  • Measures to Manage Pot Complement
  • Pot Operational Diagnostics
  • Temperature and Chemistry Control: Diagnostics and Options
  • Safety in Potrooms

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