Issue 5/2014

Content

Editorial

Spotlight

Products

SMC PNEUMATIK

New, flexible dust filter valves

SMC Pneumatik in Egelsbach, near Frankfurt/Germany, has optimized its series VXF dust filter valves designed as 2/2-way solenoid valves and as...

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Events

GEBR. PFEIFFER SE

Strong development over 150 years

Gebr. Pfeiffer was founded in 1864 as a small machine factory in Kaiserslautern/Germany. Today, it is a globally active company with subsidiaries in India, in the United States and China and about 500 employees worldwide. In the founding years steam engines, mills for food production and malting equipment were the main products of the company, but the focus very soon turned to machines and plants for the basic materials industry...

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Plant report

AFR Special

Special AFR

Proven experience with alternative fuels in the cement kiln process

In times of increasing energy costs, it is of vital interest for any company to save energy. To cut the energy costs for clinker production, the German cement industry started substitution of primary fuels with Alternative Fuels (AF) such as used oil or tyres after the first oil crisis of 1973. Today, alternative fuels and raw materials (AFR) include a wide range of types of hazardous and non-hazardous waste...

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DI MATTEO

Successful expansion

A reliable, trouble-free and highly precise dosing of bulk materials is a key factor in complex processes, such as cement production, in order to...

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LINDNER-RECYCLINGTECH

High performance has a name

The British waste management company Premier Waste UK PLC has always been among the industry’s pioneers. It produces high-quality alternative fuels...

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Markets

Engineering

RÖSBERG ENGINEERING

Digital replaces paper

The control and instrumentation (C&I) systems of processing plants generate an almost overwhelming torrent of data, and paper-based documentation no...

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