Increasing anode size from 1470mm to 1580mm at Hydro Aluminum Årdal Verk.
Including change from 3 to 4 stubs and stud diameter from Ø140mm to Ø180mm.
This leaded to reconstruction of the following parts:
Bath removal machine.
•Carbon removal machines.
•Cast iron dismantling machine.
•Rod brushing machine
•Clamping and casting station
•Extension and rebuilding of roller conveyors
•Redesign of sliders and conveyors for anode.
•Calculation of capacity in elevator for carbon.
•Calculation of strength in overhead conveyor.
•New collar filling machine.
•New platforms, banisters and stairs.
The reconstructions have been done with full capacity in rodding shop