Nashtec L.P. – Fine Precipitated Alumina – Gregory, TX – 2007
Matrix PDM Engineering provided civil, architectural, mechanical and structural engineering for a new facility to produce, package and distribute 22,500 mtpy of Apyral 40CD, a fine precipitated alumina material.
The process invloves batch processing of “pregnant” liquor stream from an existing alumina plant followed by sophisticated dewatering and drying processes to produce micron level powder.
The powder is then stored in silos and ultimately packaged in bags/supersacks for warehouse storage and distribution.
The engineering and design services included foundation, process, piping, electrical and instrumentation, and control system design.
Matrix PDM also provided project and construction management and procurement.
Scope of Work
- A/E services
- Comprehensive design engineering
- Construction management
- Combined expertise in liquid and bulk handling along with integration of equipment for the specialized alumina process