Richard Jeltsch Brief Description
Technical specialist serving the international aluminum reduction industry with expertise in:
Reduction cell life enhancement: Analyze cell failure modes through statistical methods and field autopsy. Work with clients to design, execute, and follow up plans for longer cell life. Conducted over 150 autopsies on cells of most major technology types.

Cell lining procedures and practices: development, troubleshooting, auditing. Reduction cell design upgrade. Test section development, measurement and evaluation.

Aluminum industry environmental technology and regulatory compliance. Spent potlining handling, processing and site remediation. Environmental compliance auditing & permit negotiation.

Former Cathode Technology Specialist and Manager Corporate Environmental Performance for Kaiser Aluminum

Extensive experience in Europe, Russia, Africa and the USA.