Light Metals 2013 pp 1183-1188 | Cite as

Relationships between Coke Properties and Anode Properties — Round Robin 19

  • Lorentz Petter Lossius
  • Marvin Lubin
  • Les Edwards
  • Julien Wyss
Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)


This paper discusses the preparation and production of bench scale and pilot scale anodes with five different calcined coke samples prepared for a world-wide calcined coke round robin (RR). A key objective of the RR and anode testing was to look for relationships between calcined coke properties and anode properties, particularly coke bulk density/apparent density results and anode densities. The calcined coke RR was the 19th organized by Rain CII Carbon, but this time it was a collaborative effort with Hydro Aluminium and R&D Carbon. Calcined coke results for RR19 are discussed in greater detail in another paper in these proceedings. Bench scale anodes with the five cokes were prepared at R&D Carbon and used to select optimum pitch levels for production of pilot scale anodes. This is the first time a RR with such a broad scope has been coordinated and published and it has provided some useful data for the industry.


Calcined Coke Bulk Density 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lorentz Petter Lossius
    • 1
  • Marvin Lubin
    • 2
  • Les Edwards
    • 2
  • Julien Wyss
    • 3
  1. 1.Norsk Hydro ASAØvre ÅrdalNorway
  2. 2.Rain CII CarbonKingwoodUSA
  3. 3.R&D CarbonSierreSwitzerland

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