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RA-550: The New Generation of Cell Technology at UC Rusal
Source:  Light Metal Age
Experts at UC Rusal’s Engineering and Technology Centre have designed and launched a pilot potroom of next-generation RA-550 cells at Sayanogorsk aluminum smelter. The project took a total of 22 months to implement, with approximately US$28 million invested. This newly developed technology is based on a revolutionary busbar design that maintains effective magnetic field compensation in the metal and excellent magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) stability of the cell, which is one of the most important operating parameters for high-amperage technology.

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Author:  Victor Mann