FUTURE BAYER PROCESS DIRECTIONS: THE IMPLICATIONS FOR ALUMINA QUALITY

Dixon, P.H. and Schenk, H.J.

The forecast trends in quality of smelter grade alumina are presented. The authors review the advances in technology which will lead to improved processing efficiencies and satisfy the requirements for improved quality. The conclusion is drawn that technology is already available for retrofitting existing plants or designing new plants which will meet the challenges of tomorrow.