By Dagoberto S. Severo, André F. Schneider,|
Elton C. V. Pinto and Vanderlei Gusberti
PCE Engenharia S/S Ltda, Brazil
Today’s aluminum industry is continually studying ways to increase the efficiency of reduction cells in smelters. Numerical simulation has become a highly effective tool for analyzing such complex processes. PCE Engenharia Ltda, S/S located in Porto Alegre, Brazil, has been using simulation for more than 10 years. The industry consulting firm simulates equipment in the aluminum production chain and, in partnership with customers, develops new technological solutions for primary aluminum production.