Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Rusal Employs Quality Control Neural Network At Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Rusal Employs Quality Control Neural Network At Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced this week the implementation of a new neural network at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter that will monitor the quality of the plant’s aluminium ingot. Rusal’s new neural network utilizes a video monitoring system to check the...

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Rusal To Install Over 20 New Dry Gas Cleaning Systems Across Several Smelters

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced on Thursday a pledge to install more than a score of cutting-edge dry gas cleaning systems (DGCS) on aluminium smelters run by the company over the coming five years. The firm says the DGCS project to retrofit smelters with DGCS units it developed in-house was initiated in 2016. […]

Rusal Inks Agreement with SMS Group to Develop Continuous Aluminium Casting Equipment

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the execution of a cooperation agreement with German engineering titan SMS Group GmbH that will have the two industry leaders collaborating on continuous casting equipment. Utilizing Rusal’s proprietary continuous casting, rolling, and extrusion technology, the agreement proposes to have the duo work in concert to construct such […]

Rusal Wins Approval for 8xxx-Series Wires from Russian Government

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal announced yesterday the approval of two 8xxx-series aluminium alloys by the Russian government for use in electrical wiring. According to the firm’s press release, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation approved the use of 8030 and 8176 aluminium alloys in electrical applications, permitting their use in […]

Rusal Completes US$7.6-Million Modernization Project at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced yesterday the completion of a US$7.6 million project to modify its Befesa-2 line at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter (IrkAZ) in eastern Siberia. The just-completed modifications were carried out by Rusal’s Engineering and Technology Center in conjunction with Spain’s Befesa Aluminio S.L. and included the addition of a new casting […]

Rusal Opens 72 ktpa Petroleum Coke Calciner in South Central Siberia

Russian Federation aluminium major U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the commissioning of a new calciner at its smelter in south-central Siberia. Rusal installed the US$23.7 million calciner at the Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter (IrkAZ) after a decision two years ago to upgrade it in order to supply calcined coke to the Sayanogorsk Aluminium Smelter 500 miles to […]