ALUMINIUM SMELTER NORDURAL ICELAND

Icelandic Aluminium Co., Ltd. (ISAL) decided to add 60,000 tons of new capacity at their Straumsvik smelter which is a 62% expansion. ABB got the contract to supply the complete electrification solution for the expansion, including AC800 high power rectifiers.  Aspecto's SCADA engineers have been engaged by ABB to do the commissioning of the DC busbar isolators and rectifiers control and cooling system which is a special application based on ABB MicroSCADA 9.3.

COMMISSIONING@NORDURAL ALUMINIUM SMELTER, ICELAND– AT A GLANCE Systems:
  • Control & monitoring of DC busbar isolators and rectifier's cooling with ABB MicroSCADA 9.3
  • SYS600 Hot-Standby
  • Around 6000 process points in database
  • Xmonitor windows via Exceed 
  • OPC communication