2017 Anode Technology for the Aluminum Industry Course

September 17 - 22, 2017 • Château Arnaud • Sept-Îles, Québec, Canada

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If you are interested in attending the Anode Technology for the Aluminum Industry course or in receiving information about future courses, please contact TMS Meeting Services.

Improve efficiency and anode performance with your company at the 2017 Anode Technology for the Aluminum Industry Course (Anode 2017)—a practical, operations-focused course from TMS. Building on the success of previous courses held in 2014 and 2015, Anode 2017 will present practical topics in the development of anodes, such as rodding and fume control with an emphasis on operational aspects and theoretical lectures.


Registration Deadline::
September 14, 2017

Hotel Reservation Deadline:
August 18, 2017

Course Dates:
September 17-22, 2017

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What You Will Learn

The Anode 2017 course provides a basic understanding of the principles and operating practices needed for consistent production of high-quality anodes. Topics to be addressed include:

  • CTP and CPC Raw Materials
  • Green Anode Production
  • Anode Baking
  • Anode Rodding
  • Emissions Control
  • Anode Cover Materials
  • Anode Performance and Design Considerations
  • Alouette Plant Tour

For a more detailed look at the technical topics, visit the Course Curriculum page.

Who Attends

Plant managers, anode area managers, process engineers, technical managers, and anode area supervisors will all benefit from attending this course.

Course Sponsors and Organizers

Anode 2017 is a TMS Aluminum Course.

This course is sponsored by the TMS Light Metals Division and the Aluminum Committee, and is being organized and taught by the following individuals:

Les Edwards, Rain CII Carbon LLC
Jules Côté, Aluminerie Alouette Inc.
Robert Higginson, SCCR Pty Ltd.
Stephen Lindsay, Alcoa Inc.
Barry Sadler, Net Carbon Consulting Pty Ltd.
Robert Wombles, Koppers Industries Inc.

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