From the <a href="[external URL] target="—blank">2006 TMS Annual Meeting, held March 12–16, 2006, in San Antonio, Texas.
Anode Raw Materials.
Viscosity Modification and Control of Pitch (M.D. Kiser, M.B. Sumner, B.K. Wilt, and D.C. Boyer).
Laboratory Anode Comparison of Chinese Modified Pitch and Vacuum Distilled Pitch (R.H. Wombles, and J.T. Baron).
Composition and Intermolecular Reactivity of Binder Pitches and the Influence on Structure of Carbonized Pitch Cokes (S. Madshus, T. Foosnæs, M. Hyland, J. Krane, and H.A. Øye).
Vertical Stud Soderberg Emissions Using a Petroleum Pitch Blend (E. Cutshall, and L. Maillet).
Characterization of Green Anode Materials by Image Analysis (S. Rørvik, A.P. Ratvik, and T. Foosnæs).
Neural Network in Coke Calcining Computer Process Control System (V.V. Sinelnikov, I.I. Lapaev, and K.F. Nikandrov).
Anodes Plant The Next Step in the Hight Capacity Anode Plant (A. Molin, A. Pinoncely, J.–F. André, J. Morfoise, J.–C. Rotger, Y. El Ghaoui, J. Lhuissier, and M. Gendre).
Dynamic Process Optimization in Paste Plant (R.J. Akhtar, S.A. Rabba, and M.W. Meier).
Improving Carbon Plant Operations through the Better Use of Data (K.A. Sinclair, and B.A. Sadler).
Experience Report Aostar Aluminium Co Ltd, China Anode Paste Preparation by Means of a Continuously Operated Intensive Mixing Cascade (IMC) (B. Hohl, and Y.L. Wang).
A Study on Quality Assessment of ETP Copper Anode Bars Used in Aluminium Reduction Process to Improve Their Life Cycle Time (Y.V. Ramana, and R. Kumar).
Thermal Dilation of Green Anodes During Baking (J. Chmelar, T. Foosnæs, and H.A. Øye).
New Process Control System Applied on a Closed Baking Furnace (I. Holden, F. Heinke, F. Aune, and L.P. Lossius).
The Equivalent Temperature Method for Measuring the Baking Level of Anodes (L.P. Lossius, I. Holden, and H. Linga).
New Requirements and Solutions for the Fume Treatment at Paste Mixing and Anode Baking Plants (M. Hagen).
Integrated Technology for Baking Furnace and Fume Treatment Plant (W. Leisenberg).
Flue Condition Index A New Challenge to Increase Flue Lifetime, Operational Safety and Fuel Efficiency in Open Pit Anode Baking Furnaces (D. Maiwald, and W. Leisenberg).
Cathode Properties/Refractory Materials.
Influence of Internal Cathode Structure on Behavior During Electrolysis Part III: Wear Behavior in Graphitic Materials (P. Patel, M. Hyland, and F. Hiltmann).
Study on Cathode Property Changes During Aluminum Smelting (F. Liu, and Y. Liu).
Wetting and Cryolite Bath Penetration in Graphitized Cathode Materials (A.V. Frolov, A.O. Gusev, N.I. Shurov, N.P. Kulik, L.V. Sitnikov, L.M. Babushkina, V.P. Stepanov, Y.P. Zaikov, A.P. Khramov, and V.B. Malkov).
Sodium Penentration Into Carbon–Based Cathodes During Aluminum Electrolysis (J. Xue, Q. Liu, J. Zhu, and W. Ou).
SiC in Electrolysis Pots: An Update (R.P. Pawlek).
A New Test Method for Evaluating Si3N4–SiC Brick′s Corrosion Resistance to Aluminum Electrolyte and Oxygen (X. Cao, B. Gao, Z. Wang, X. Hu, and Z. Qiu).
Test Method for Resistence of SiC Material to Cryolite (J. Zhao, Z. Zhang , W. Wang, and G. Liu).
Cathode Preheating/Wettable Cathodes.
Thermo–Chemo–Mechanical Modeling of a Hall–Héroult Cell Thermal Bake–Out (D. Richard, P. Goulet, M. Dupuis, and M. Fafard).
Development of Coke–Bed Preheating Method for 200kA Cells (S.A. Mohamed, M.M. Megahed, H. Hashem, and M. El–Ghonimy).
Simulation Study on the Heating–Up Rate for Coke Bed Preheating of Aluminum Reduction Cell (J. Li, W. Liu, Q. Zhang, Y. Lai, Y. Liu, and G. Hu).
Titanium Diboride and Wolfram Silicide Composite Used as Aluminum Electrolysis Inert Cathode Materials (H. Lu, H. Han, R. Ma, Y. Wang, and D. Qiu).
Stability of TiB2–C Composite Coatings (M.O. Ibrahiem, T. Foosnæs, and H.A. Øye).
A New Approach to Establishing Thermal Shock Resistance of Cathode Blocks (G.Vergazova, and G.Apalkova).