What You Will Learn
This four-day course will feature in-depth presentations encompassing the broadest possible scope of knowledge and ideas that can be leveraged in a variety of situations. Technical topics for this course include:
- Overview of emissions
- Emission fundamentals—fluoride, SO2, particulates
- Pot ventilation and scrubber technologies
- Dry scrubber design
- Dry scrubber operation (focus on injector reactors and baghouse design)
- SO2 wet scrubber operation and control
- Practical tips to evaluate scrubber technology bidding stage
- Advancements and developments in potline scrubbing, including gas cooling options
- Management of potroom fugitive emissions
- Interactive discussions and workgroups
- Smelter field visit
Who Will Benefit
- Plant and training managers, process engineers, and other technical personnel at aluminum smelters who are interested in managing environmental emissions
- Suppliers of environmental control equipment
- Young professions looking to develop their career in the aluminum industry
- Those aspiring to leadership in environmental management within their company and the aluminum industry
Course Sponsors and Organizers
Control of Potline Scrubbers & Fugitive Emissions for Aluminum Smelters
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:
Stephan Broek, Lead Organizer/Instructor, Hatch Ltd.
Margaret Hyland, University of Auckland-Light Metals Research Centre
Stephen Lindsay, Alcoa Inc.
David Wong, University of Auckland-Light Metals Research Centre
Learn more about each instructor, and the expertise they have to offer attendees at this course.
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