Issue 06/2014

Content

Editorial

Three big “M”s

In fact, immediately most of you will probably think of money or mistakes, but in this issue we are more dedicated to mills and mill optimization and...

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Spotlight

ContiTech

Customised transport solutions

From construction, recycling and shingle to wood processing – when it comes to extracting, processing and distributing commodities, materials and...

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VDZ

President re-elected

The member companies of the German Cement Works Association (VDZ) in Berlin have elected a new board. After three years, according to regular tenure...

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KNAUF

New Managing Director

Effective from 01.05.2014, ­Christoph Dorn has assumed responsibility for the business of the Knauf Group Germany/Switzerland. Already since July 2012...

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EATON

New business unit president

The power management company ­Eaton has named Richard Jacobs Presi­dent of the Hydraulics Business in E­urope, the Middle East and Africa. In this...

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CONTITECH

New board member

ContiTech AG, Hannover/Germany, is strengthening its leadership: Effective 01.05.2014, it has appointed Hans-Jürgen Duensing, Head of the ContiTech...

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Products

Events

Plant report

Markets and Trends

Materials

AFR Special

UNITHERM CEMCON

The Pneumo-Deflector

For the last two decades Unitherm Cemcon has implemented several tools in the burner to influence the distribution of solid recovered fuel (SRF)...

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FLSMIDTH

HOTDISCTM – a perfect combustion device for coarser alternative fuels

The substitution of fossil fuels in cement production has increased significantly in the last decade. Due to rising energy costs and ever stricter energy and environmental regulations, alternative fuels technology is becoming an important factor in controlling costs. To gain competitive edge, many cement and ...

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FLSMIDTH PFISTER

Production cost saving by using coarse alternative fuels

Many cement plants in Europe began burning alternative fuels in the main burner many years ago. Because the fuel must be transported pneumatically into the main burner and the particle residence time in the kiln at the main burner is quite short, the fuel must be fully prepared. Independent of the feeding, a gravimetric dosing device is mandatory and its accuracy should increase with the substitution rate. ...

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thyssenkrupp industrial solutions

PREPOL Step Combustor (SC) – a simple combustion system for solid alternative fuels

Operational experience shows that waste has to be pre-processed in a mechanical plant before its derived fuel can be used in a cement plant with standard equipment. The fuel must be comminuted to 20-50 mm to entrain into the gas stream and totally burnout within the short retention time in the calciner or at the kiln end. Alternatively, solid waste derived fuel ...

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