Krasnoyarsk smelter is one of the largest smelters in the world. This facility is RUSAL's key site for testing and introducing new cutting-edge technologies.

The plant is focused on high quality products with a 36% share of hi-tech products and alloys. It’s the only smelter in Russia and CIS to produce high-purity aluminum.

The smelter was founded in 1964. 

Primary aluminium, alloys (slabs, billets, small ingots and T-bars), high-purity aluminum
Annual production capacity
1,024,000 tonnes
25 potrooms, 3 casthouses, anode production unit
Energy source
Krasnoyarsk HPP
Smelting technology
Most of the plant's capacity is based on Soderberg technology, and the transition to Eco-Soderberg Technology is currently being completed.
At present about 94% of electrolysers have been converted to Eco-Soderberg technology. <br> <br> The plant has run the second stage of modernization, which includes converting the potrooms to the environmentally friendly technology "Eco-Soderberg" and improving the efficiency of the SEI calcining systems which are used in anode paste production. A complex environmental program in 2015 led to pollution reduction by 1.3%.<br> <br> Anode mass technology with a reduced content of PAH is being introduced to reduce benzopyrene emissions into the atmosphere.<br> <br> In 2019, works were performed to replace the electrostatic precipitator No. 14 to clean gases from refrigerators No. 1-4 of the hardening furnaces. Nowadays, commissioning works on ESP No. 14 are in progress. The first measurements have already shown more than 98% efficiency of its operation.<br> Inert anode technology is being tested in one of the Krasnoyarsk smelter’s sections.
ISO 14001(environmental management standard), ISO 9001 (quality management standard), ISO/TS 16949(quality management standard for automotive industry), OHSAS 18001 (health and safety management standard)
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