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    In Bayer process, alumina is extracted from bauxite by double digestion process followed by precipitation of green liquor and calcination of hydrate particles to produce metallurgical grade alumina.

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     · Alumina hydrate precipitation (crystallization) from caustic soda liquor is one of the main process unit operations of an alumina refinery. Its mechanisms, controlling parameters, and the methods and technologies affecting this area have been the subject of many publications (e.g., Refs. 1 and 2). The relationship between enhancing liquor yield ...

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    consumption in alumina manufacture to reach goal of 10.5 GJ/ton and further down. • The BAT( Best available Technology) for alumina manufacture should be used to bring down the energy consumption in a phased manner. • Energy in digestion can be targeted by all alumina refineries by increasing alumina extraction and by

  • REFINERY TRIAL OF AN INFRARED BAYER LIQUOR ANALYSIS …

    The total alumina, total caustic, total alkalinity, TOC and sodium oxalate results from one refinery were compared. The results from the infrared-based system were effectively the same as those obtained from the current routine methods of analysis, except far more detail was available using the trialled commercial infrared-based system.

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    LIST OF DOMESTIC BAUXITE REFINING PLANTS Company Plant location Type of bauxite used Approximate plant capacity''a), metric tons alumina / ye a r Approximate waste (mud) produced''a'', metric tons / year Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) Mobile, Alabama Point Comfort, Texas Surinam-African Caribbean-Surinam- African-Australian 1, 500,000 1 ...

  • PRODUCTION OF OLEFINS FROM A METHANE CONVERSION …

     · The reduction in aluminum can be verified using inductively coupled plasma (ICP) techniques, known in the art, for the determination of trace metals. Generally, the amount of aluminum is decreased by at least about 35% (e.g., from about 35% to about 90%) and often at least about 50% (e.g., from about 50% to about 80%).

  • (PDF) ALUMINA YIELD IN THE BAYER PROCESS PAST, PRESENT AND ...

    Yield 675 160 g/l A/C feed 0.190 0.800 - INTRODUCTION A/C discharge 0.800 0.190 - C feed flow 1110 265 g/l One of the key objectives of alumina production is to enrich the T > 150 30 C caustic solution in digestion with a maximum of alumina and to subsequently drive out a maximum of alumina from the solution DIGESTION in precipitation.

  • Mining and Refining – Process

    Mining and Refining – Process. The Bayer Process was invented and patented in 1887 by Austrian scientist Karl Josef Bayer. Two to three tonnes of bauxite are required to produce one tonne of alumina. 90% of the global alumina supply of around 90 million tonnes is used in aluminium production. Alumina refineries tend to be located close to ...

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    • To work in close tandem with all stakeholders of "Utkal Alumina Greenfield Project" to ensure that project completion within the stipulated time frame and budget. • Commissioning, Start-up, Ramp-up & Stabilization of the Digestion & PDS Unit of the 1.5 MT Alumina Refinery (Chemical plant). Process Control and Production Management:

  • PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT OF ALUMINA DIGESTORS

    producer. Hindalco''s Alumina Refinery operates on conventional Bayer''s process comprising of material handling, bauxite slurry heaters, digestors, clarifiers, precipitators, filtration units, evaporators and calciners. The digestion efficiency is significantly affected by the mixing process occurring at all scales.

  • 4.0 Expanded Operation

    refinery design will involve process efficiency improvements in the digestion plant that will reduce the amount of bauxite consumed per tonne of alumina produced by 10%, together with a 23% reduction in the amount of residue generated per tonne of alumina. 4.1 Expansion Projects

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     · This unit process begins with the removal of overburden from a bauxite rich mining site. Reusable topsoil is ... that is transported to an alumina refinery. ... efficiency of 85 to 95%. Electricity. is the dominant energy source consumed during electrolysis.

  • Bull. Mater. Sci., Vol. 19, No. 6, December 1996, pp. 905 ...

    impurities also get dissolved during digestion and are to be removed to produce a product of desired quality. The unit operations involved are crushing, grinding, settling, washing and filtration, whereas the unit processes are desilication, digestion, precipita- tion and calcination.

  • Rakesh Kumar

    At present, working as GM Plant Head at GCACPL - Mundra. I have a hand on commissioning as well as operational experience in new technology being used in Alumina Refinery such as Double Digestion, Pressure Decanter, High Rate Decanters, Diaster (Security) filters, Flash vessels, STHE, Evaporators, Agglomeration & Precipitation.

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  • Alumina Technology (CETI Enterprises): October 2011

     · At times, minor design defects causes severe operational problems in Alumina refinery. Unsteady operation of Alumina refinery directly impacts the efficiency of the plant.Thus, all out efforts are made to minimize the design defects during implementation / modification stages of plant / …

  • (PDF) Anaerobic Digestion and Gasification of Seaweed

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  • US7767190B2

    An improved process for the causticisation of Bayer liquors in an alumina refinery, the process including the steps of reacting lime with aluminate ions in a Bayer liquor within a primary reactor under controlled conditions of low to moderate temperature (between 70-80° C.) and agitation, to form substantially only a hydrocalumite species and hydroxyl ions; and a secondary reactor wherein the ...

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