calcineable coke

calcineable coke
Petroleum coke that qualifies to be calcined, i.e., generally non shot and low in metals that will qualify for anode grade. Calcineable coke is generally referred to as the available supply to calciners. Also known a s green coke.

Petroleum refining glossary. 2013.

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  • anode grade coke — A grade of pet coke from a delayed coker low in metals such as vanadium, nickel and iron that is suitable for making graphite anodes for the aluminum smelting industry. If the metals content does not qualify as anode grade coke, then the coke is… …   Petroleum refining glossary

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  • calciner — A large rotary kiln (similar to a cement kiln) that drives off the moisture and volatility of green coke or calcineable coke so that the coke can be used for aluminum anodes, or titanium dioxide applications. The kiln receives the coke at the… …   Petroleum refining glossary

  • dry metric ton — (or short ton) A unit of measure for billing pet coke weight, which refers to the gross coke weight adjusted for excluding the contained moisture content. To get this measure, the coke must be tested for moisture content. calcineable coke is… …   Petroleum refining glossary

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