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Solutions for aluminium smelters

A broad ran365体育投注ge of electrical an365体育投注d control equipment for switching an365体育投注d distributing electrical power. 

Our expert engineering, supply, construction an365体育投注d man365体育投注agement services, an365体育投注d our in-depth experience of the production process ensure results. Our approach treats the plan365体育投注t an365体育投注d its requirements as single fully integrated entity. So, whether you need a single critical component or a complete turnkey electrification system, look to ABB as your single source. 

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Modular, flexible solutions based on ABB’s Industrial IT System 800xA technology

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Our Industrial IT System 800xA for process control, provide easy access through a single window to the process, production, quality an365体育投注d business information - from the most remote location to corporate headquarters. ABB provides tailored automation solutions that use real-time data - enabling constan365体育投注t monitoring an365体育投注d an365体育投注alysis of the process combined with improved asset availability. 

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ABB offers the broadest ran365体育投注ge of high, medium, an365体育投注d low voltage equipment for switching an365体育投注d distributing electrical power to the plan365体育投注t. High power rectiformers with single unit references of 120kA an365体育投注d 2100VDC. ABB’s FOCS 600kA fibre optic DC measuring system of highest quality. Solutions are engineered for safety, flexibility an365体育投注d security to keep operations running day an365体育投注d night, including emergency power generation an365体育投注d UPS, industrial sub-stations, harmonic correction equipment, switchgear, an365体育投注d tran365体育投注sformers. We provide you with state-of-the-art technology to exceed today’s rigorous power deman365体育投注ds. 

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DC or AC power from ABB - reliable, efficient an365体育投注d robust

ABB's high power rectifiers an365体育投注d converters provide maximum availability an365体育投注d highest productivity. As a leading worldwide supplier of DC rectifiers or AC converters for an365体育投注y industrial application, ABB has the experience an365体育投注d technological expertise to fulfill your deman365体育投注ding requirements with high priority on personnel safety. Medium current (MCR) an365体育投注d high current rectifiers (HCR) provide DC current in the ran365体育投注ge of 5,000 to 550,000 A as single or multiple units. To boost AC furnace efficiency we recently developed a new converter SAS1000 for AC electric arc furnaces based on the SPLC technology from Hatch Ltd.



ABB’s long tradition as a key supplier of integrated drives solutions is based on a deep know how of the Aluminium Industry. ABB is able to provide the complete drives systems portfolio as required by the various applications. 

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Analyzers for the process industries

For over half a century, ABB has developed, man365体育投注ufactured, an365体育投注d installed an365体育投注alyzers for the process industries. 

Our capability embraces one of the largest laboratory, at-line an365体育投注d process an365体育投注alyzer portfolios in the world, performing real-time an365体育投注alysis of the chemical composition an365体育投注d/or physical properties of a process sample or stream. 

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With ABB’s automation solutions, process control, instrumentation, optimization functions an365体育投注d business information systems, your solution is integrated as one.

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ABB’s electromagnetic stirrers for the aluminum industry (AL-EMS) make a significan365体育投注t contribution to improving cost-efficiency by improving productivity an365体育投注d quality for aluminum melting, holding an365体育投注d refining operations.

With over 200 systems installed worldwide, including both air an365体育投注d liquid-cooled an365体育投注d side an365体育投注d bottom-mounted stirrers, ABB is by far the most experienced supplier of electromagnetic stirring solutions for aluminum. This experience has given us unparalleled expertise that we use to continually develop our comprehensive product portfolio, in order to provide the solution best suited to your needs, an365体育投注d to ensure that our equipment is not only professionally installed, but delivers maximum process improvements for your business.


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