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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2021, 3(7); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2021.030705.

Numerical Simulation of New Anode Baking Furnace


Li Han, Yanfang Zhang, Yiwen Zhou, Yingtao Luo

Corresponding Author:
Li Han

Zhengzhou Non-ferrous Metals Research Institute Co.Ltd of CHALCO, Zhengzhou, China 


The quality of baked anode is directly determined by the uniformity of temperature field in the baking furnace flue-wall. The temperature difference between the upstream and downstream of the traditional furnace is large and the temperature distribution in the pit is uneven, and the natural gas energy consumption is high. In this work, the flow field in the flue and the temperature homogeneity in the pit of newly developed anode baking furnace are mainly presented. The industrial test in a carbon plant showed that a uniform temperature distribution is achieved and the quality of the baked anode is improved greatly with the natural gas saving of 10.4 m3 per ton of carbon produced.


Newly developed furnace, Numerical simulation, Temperature field, Homogeneity

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Li Han, Yanfang Zhang, Yiwen Zhou, Yingtao Luo. Numerical Simulation of New Anode Baking Furnace. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2021), Vol. 3, Issue 7: 24-32. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2021.030705.


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