Patent Number: 6,251,237

Title: Electrolytic pot for production of aluminum using the Hall-Heroult process comprising cooling means

Abstract: An electrolytic pot for the production of aluminum by the Hall-Heroult electrolysis process includes a cooling device for blowing air with localized jets, advantageously with variable flow, in order to evacuate and dissipate thermal energy from the pot. An aluminum production plant using the Hall-Heroult electrolysis process has at least some pots which, either individually or in common, include at least one cooling device.

Inventors: Bos; Jerome (Voreppe, FR), Feve; Benoit (Hermillon, FR), Homsi; Pierre (St. Jean-de-Maurienne, FR)

Assignee: Aluminium Pechiney

International Classification: C25C 3/06 (20060101); C25C 3/00 (20060101); C25C 3/20 (20060101); C25B 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018