Issue 5/2016

Content

Editorial

Spotlight

A TEC

A TEC Rocket Mill installation at RDF production plant in Austria

To optimize the production of highly c­aloric residue-derived fuels for the cement industry the Austrian company .A.S.A. will install A TEC’s Rocket Mill in their treatment plant in Wiener Neustadt/Austria. After an erection time of six months the future fuel products will be ...

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AUMUND GROUP

24 Aumund machines for Çimsa Cimento in Turkey

The Turkish Çimsa Cimento ordered 24 Aumund machines for the mill at Çimsa. Parts of the order are 18 deep drawn pan conveyors, five bucket elevators with central chain and a pivoting pan conveyor. With five plants in Mersin, Eskişehir, Kayseri, Niğde and Afyonkarahisar, a mill in Ankara and two cement packaging plants in ...

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A TEC GROUP

A TEC Group under new management

On 01.04.2016 a new management started to lead the A TEC Group. Hans Joachim Grieb retired on 31.03.2016 and handed over the management tasks to...

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Products

CARBOLITE GERO

Rotary reactor tube furnaces ­arranged in the smallest space

Rotary tube furnaces are used for quick and easy production of laboratory-scale samples with excellent homogeneity for R&D and quality control. Carbolite ­Gero’s HTR 11/75 and HTR 11/150 furnaces allow for calcinations, pyrolysis or reactive gas treatment of a great variety of powders and granulates with volumes up to 50 cm3 or 700 cm3 respectively. The speed of the oscillating reactor can be freely selected in a range from 1 to 8 rpm. The sample is constantly mixed and homogenized at a temperature of up to 1100 °C. The HTR series is suited...

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OPTERRA WÖSSINGEN GMBH

New cements now available

In response to growing requirements, ­Opterra Wössingen GmbH has been marketing its CEM II/A-M (V-LL) 52.5 N as a replacement for CEM II/B-M (V-LL)...

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MASCHINENFABRIK GUSTAV EIRICH GMBH & CO KG

Eirich strengthens its second ­business unit grinding technology

Up to now Eirich, as a specialist in processes and techniques for the preparation of powder and bulk solids, has focused on agitated media mills when it comes to grinding technology. The MaxxMill served the core market of the ceramic industry and industrial minerals, while the TowerMill covered the core market of the processing of ores. ...

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Events

11th CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION OF CBI – CEMENT BUSINESS & INDUSTRY 2016, SÃO PAULO/BRAZIL (24.02.–25.02.2016)

Keywords: Alternative Fuels and Sustainable Development

In dedication to sustainability, climate protection and technologies in cement production, the 11th Conference and Exhibition of CBI – Cement Business & Industry 2016, organized by GMI Global LLC, took place in São Paulo/Brazil ...

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Plant report

BHS-SONTHOFEN GMBH/NIKOLAUS MÜLLER KALKWERK-NATURSTEINWERKE GMBH & CO. KG

Twin mixing plant: Two different mixing procedures in one system

A new unparalleled mixing plant from BHS-Sonthofen has been in operation of late at Nikolaus Müller Kalkwerk-Natursteinwerke (Müllerkalk) in Üxheim-Ahütte in Rhineland-Palatinate close to the Belgian border ...

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Markets and Trends

ONESTONE CONSULTING S.L.

The global cement capacity development

On a global level significant cement overcapacity and low utilization rates are now an issue, resulting in a lack of investment in new capacity. This article provides an overview about the latest trends in cement capacities and the utilization rates of major producers/countries and how this affects newly contracted capacity. ...

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Process

EESAC SAS DUINGT/FRANCE

Understanding the process conditions in a parallel flow regenerative kiln

A lime manufacturer operates a 300 tons per day Parallel Flow Regenerative Kiln (PFRK), fired with natural gas. The kiln is fed with 40-80 mm limestone, but in order to maximize the use of the quarry reserve, the company wished to explore the possibility to feed the kiln with smaller and coarser particle size distribution. ...

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Patents

US 2016/0083144 A1

Paper sack

(22) 10.04.2014 (43) 24.03.2016 (57) The present invention relates to a paper sack for bulk material such as cement, gypsum, granulate, animal feed or...

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US 2016/0068433 A1

Cement binder

(22) 25.04.2014 (43) 10.03.2016 (57) The invention provides a binder composition comprising: (a) ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS), (b)...

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