Anode-Furnace-Off-Gas-System-ASARCO-1
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After Commissioning
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Anode Furnace New Off-Gas System

Anode Furnace Off-Gas System

Client: ASARCO

Location: Hayden, Arizona

Engineering, Design and Construction Management of a new Anode furnace off-gas system.

Design Includes:

  • Installation of exhaust port on furnace shell.
  • Pneumatic operated mouth cover.
  • Refractory lined primary off gas hood.
  • Retrofit existing building to accept refractory ductwork
  • Spray cooling system
  • 115,000 scfm baghouse with 700 HP fan and motor
  • Arc flash resistant starter, PLC controls and instrumentation.
Project History

Conceptual Engineering
Detail Engineering
Construction and start up

2010
2011
2011-12

CAPEX: $9.3 M

Benefits realized:

  • Control of visible emissions from Anode furnace.
  • Reduction of heat released to Anode furnace building
  • Improved control and decreased reduction cycle time.
  • Estimated 25-30% reduction in Natural Gas usage.
  • Improved housekeeping and work environment
Project Outcome
  • Project completed in 10 months after receipt of order. (ARO)
  • Actual Cost controlled within 10% of preliminary budget.
  • 0 Reported accidents or incidents.
  • Project installed with no interruption to operations.
  • Commissioning and start up period of 2 weeks.
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