Refractories and carbon cathode materials for the aluminum industry

Refractories and carbon cathode materials for the aluminum industry Refractories and Industrial Ceramics Vol. 47, No. 3, 2006 REFRACTORIES IN HEAT UNITS UDC 606.76:669.713.7 REFRACTORIES AND CARBON CATHODE MATERIALS FOR THE ALUMINUM INDUSTRY A. A. Yurkov Translated from Novye Ogneupory, No. 2, pp. 7 – 14, February, 2006. 2.5. Side-Wall Lining of Electrolysis Cells thetic graphite, boric acid salts, silicon carbide powder, or surface-impregnated silicon (silicized)] have been made avail- Side-wall materials. Carbon blocks and silicon carbide able from foreign manufacturers (Table 2.5.1). To improve plates are used for the side-wall lining of electrolysis cells. heat conductivity, side-wall blocks based on graphite with Carbon side-wall blocks based on thermoanthracite have oxidation-resistant additives (dopants) have been developed. been used for that purpose for many years. A few versions Over a period of 20 years, nitride-bonded silicon carbide for anthracite-based carbon blocks [conditioned with syn- plates have found use for super-efficient electrolysis cells. The side-wall lining is exposed to a number of processes: The text of this paper is borrowed from the book by A. L. Yurkov, – chemical attack due to electrolyte; Refractories and Carbon Cathode Materials for Aluminum Indus- – erosion attack due to circulating (driven by the Lo- try, Krasnoyarsk (2005). For the previous communications see rentz Refractories and Industrial Ceramics Springer Journals

Refractories and carbon cathode materials for the aluminum industry

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Materials Science; Characterization and Evaluation of Materials; Materials Science, general; Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Materials
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