aluminium analyzer Articles

  • Increasing efficiency and safety of aluminium smelters – Case Study

    Energy consumption in aluminium smelters The basis for all modern primary aluminium smelting plants is the same: Aluminium oxide (Alumina) is dissolved in an electrolytic bath of molten cryolite (sodium aluminium fluoride) within a large carbon or graphite lined steel container known as a "pot". An electric current is passed through the electrolyte at low voltage, but very high ...

  • Testing the barrier performance of metallized polymer films - Case Study

    General Vacuum in Lancashire, now part of the Bobst Group have been designing and building large industrial vacuum roll coaters for use in optical, electrical and general packaging applications since 1996. Aluminium metallized polymer films can be used in packaging applications where there are a number of requirements including barrier protection (WVTR, OTR etc.).  This type of packaging has ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Sludge characterization at Kadahokwa water treatment plant, Rwanda

    A study was carried out to characterize the sludge produced at Kadahokwa Water Treatment Plant (KWTP) in Butare to assess the effectiveness of the sludge treatment and potential impacts of sludge disposal on the environment. Parameters analyzed were chromium, nickel, cadmium, lead, copper, zinc, iron, manganese, aluminium, total nitrogen, total phosphorus, potassium and cation exchange capacity ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Anion exchange pretreatment for the removal of natural organic matter from humic rich water

    The treatment of humic rich water using anion exchange, coagulation and PAC-adsorption was studied, both independently and in sequence in that order. The commercial aluminium-based coagulant PAX-16, powdered activated carbon W35 and the magnetic ion exchange resin (MIEX®) were used in the study. The source of humic substances was natural water (25.0 g C/m3 as DOC) flowing out from the Great ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The Debate over the Economic Viability of Recycling

    The general view about recycling is that it is extremely beneficial to the environment. The majority of websites pertaining to environmental policies, be it private agency or government, say that a good citizen with moral credibility must do three things: Recycle everything Sort the waste ...


    By Compactor Management Company

  • Checklist for making XRF pellets | Spectroscopy Guides

    Sample preparation for XRF pellets The process of pressing sample pellets suitable for XRF spectroscopic measurement covers milling/grinding your sample to a suitable fineness, mixing the powdered sample with x-ray powder or similar binder, inserting the mixture into a pellet die and finally compressing the die at pressures between 15 and 40 tons. ...


    By Specac Limited

  • NEW: Silicon ATR Puck & Specular Reflectance ATR Puck

    We have developed and released two new pucks for the Quest ATR accessory: Silicon and Specular Reflectance. Silicon ATR Puck for the Quest accessory Along with the standard options of diamond, ZnSe and germanium crystal puck options for use of Specac’s ...


    By Specac Limited

  • XRF Sample Preparation Techniques: Pellets versus Loose Powder | Spectroscopy Guides

    We recently compared the effectiveness of loose powder against prepared pellets for the x-ray fluorescent spectroscopic analysis of cement. Some users choose to carry out XRF without pressing the sample into a pellet. Despite the extra time involved in sample pellet preparation, which ...


    By Specac Limited

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