The nature and impacts of fines in smelter-grade alumina
Perander, Linus M., Zujovic, Zoran D., Kemp, Thomas F., Smith, Mark E. and Metson, James B.. (2009) The nature and impacts of fines in smelter-grade alumina. JOM, Vol.61 (No.11). pp. 33-39. ISSN 1047-4838
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Fines in smelter-grade aluminas art recognized (is a significant process problem in aluminum smelting. However understanding the nature of this fine material and how it impacts the reduction process arc, less clearly understood The combination of new analytical methods such as variable pressure scanning electron microscopy and very; high field solid state nuclear magnetic resonance provide new insights into the phases present and their spatial distribution within aluminas, and suggest how such fine materials are generated, particularly during calcination in the alumina refinery.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Divisions:||Administration > Vice Chancellor's Office
Faculty of Science > Physics
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Aluminum oxide -- Synthesis|
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOM|
|Publisher:||Springer New York LLC|
|Official Date:||November 2009|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 33-39|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Outotec Aluminium Technologies, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Advantage West Midlands (AWM), University of Warwick|
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