|Aluminium technologist with 35 years experience in the Aluminium Industry in India and Middle East. Held senior positions in India and worked in the latest developmental project pots, now commercially operating in the Middle East.
Has a thorough understanding of the potline operations (prebaked potlines from 154 Ka to 330 KA), start ups, process control measurements, handling of potlines during and after long power outages, all raw material sourcing including cathode lining materials and quality control of all smelter raw materials. Successfully implemented conversions of center break PB pots to point feed pots with enhanced productivity. Very good understanding of pot controller logic. Well versed in quality control of finished products of carbon, potline and cast house.
Successfully conducting Aluminium Reduction Technology courses, covering pot operation, carbon and cast houses, for new engineers for a leading Indian Aluminium Company.
Inventing the Fuse Technology for online cut-in of pots as well as bus bar modifications to mitigate Online bus bar damages.