RPC of Magnetic Hydrodynamics Ltd
RPC of Magnetic Hydrodynamics Ltd was founded on the basis of Krasnoyarsk State Technical University (KSTU) in November 1990 with the aim to conduct research, development, design and organize production of MHD-technology electric equipment for metallurgical purposes. Company has its own experimental-industrial production facilities for fabrication of electrical heating systems, various MHD based devices and refractory precast shapes.
RPC of Magnetic Hydrodynamics Ltd. operates as a full range engineering company and acts as the main contractor supplying turnkey solutions.
Company's products are in demand in Russia and overseas: Russian aluminium smelters (UC RUSAL), Kazakhstan electrolysis plant, ARMENAL (Armenia),SIAL group of companies, KRASCVETMET (Krasnoyarsk), RPC AVIASPECSPLAV (Moscow), Avial (Moscow area), ALCOA, ALCAN, SAPA. Since 2013, the company is the laureate of the All-Russia Contest “TekhUspekh” (Technical Success) and is in the list of 50 the best high-tech innovation companies of Russia.
Each year more than 2 million tons of Aluminum (about 5% of world production) and its high value added alloys are produced via equipment supplied by RPC of Magnetic Hydrodynamics Ltd.
Sayanogorsk Aluminum Smelter
Two off 70 tonnes tilting electric holding furnaces, equipped with MHD-stirrers and tubular heating electric elements of our own production.
Holding furnaces were commissioned in January 2015.
Volgograd Aluminum Smelter
Victor N. Timofeev
Doctor of technical science, professor, electrotechnologies and electrotechnics university department head.
Corresponding member of electrotechnical sciences Academy.
Member of Ural region Union of electric process engineers
Member of Russian machine building industry union regional branch presidium.
Member of public council of the Ministry of Industry, power engineering and trade.
Scientist of the year (2002).
Two off 55 tonnes capacity tilting gas fired holding furnaces, equipped with regenerative burners and MHD-stirrers.
Holding furnaces were commissioned in February 2014.
Company's team is closely integrated into the Siberian Federal University (Krasnoyarsk).
At the initiative of the company's personnel, the department of «Electrotechnics and Electrical Engineering» was organized in KSTU in 1995, since 1996 preparation of engineers of the «Electric devices and systems» specialization has been carried out. In 2012 «Electrical technologies in metallurgy» master course started. Graduate works, PhD and Doctor theses have been defended on the projects implemented by the company.