Issue 1-2/2016

Content

Editorial

A highly successful New Year …

… is my wish to all our readers! More than a month has now passed, of course, and we are all back to our everyday working life. In the spring the industry’s major events – bauma, Powtech, and ...

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Spotlight

Products

FLEXCO EUROPE GMBH

Clean conveying

Operators of conveyor systems need to keep their belts as clean as possible. That is because carryback can be a significant cost factor. Very good...

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Events

Interview

ANDRE TISSEN, BEUMER GROUP GMBH & Co. KG, BECKUM/GERMANY

A full-range supplier for the cement industry

Beumer Group established the ­Center of Competence (CoC) for the cement industry in order to provide optimal systems and installations, becoming a...

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Plant report

FLSMIDTH PFISTER GMBH

Coal dust dosing without compromises

In 2008, the FLSmidth Group was awarded a contract worth 60 million € covering machinery and engineering services for the plant that is located 110 km east of Cairo. Sophisticated equipment and in-depth expertise in dosing and feeding fuels to the burners of cement plants came from the German FLSmidth Pfister engineers, working hand in hand with their parent company FLSmidth A/S in Denmark. While the Ain Sokhna plant fired the main and calciner burner with gas when it first opened ...

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FB KETTEN

Overhauling a plate conveyor

1 Introduction FB Ketten has realized a customized and low-cost solution for the replacement of a more than 50-year-old Beumer plate conveyor at...

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Markets and Trends

Process

HAVER & BOECKER

The cement plant of the future

What does the customer really want when he buys cement? What impact do his needs have on the cement producers? What technologies will the cement producer require to fulfill his customer’s needs? These are questions Haver & Boecker, the cement specialists headquartered in Oelde/Germany are answering ...

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HAVER NIAGARA

Making more products, reducing waste and cutting costs in the quarry

The first part of the Haver & Boecker “The cement plant of the future” series of articles focussed on preparation technologies. The subsequent parts examine groundbreaking solutions for storage and handling, packing, palletising and loading, ship loading, unloading and automation. ...

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Materials

ADANA CEMENT INC.

An alternative material to increase the photocatalytic performance of TiO2

The Adana Cement R&D group is working on a material that is able to boost photocatalytic performance of cement, yet costs less than TiO2. This material was named the “TiPlus”. Use of TiPlus not only increases performance, but also replaces TiO2 to a large extent and is able to reduce production cost by 21-37 % depending on the preferred level of performance. It is thought that photocatalytic cement will be used more widely in the...

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OSTFALIA UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES, WOLFSBURG/GERMANY

Segregation of bulk solids – causes and solutions

In many processes, individual steps involve the presence of bulk solids as the primary, intermediate or end product, and the individual particles can cover a size range ...

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Patents

EP 2 939 989 A1

Fluidized calcination furnace

(22) 25.12.2013 (43) 04.11.2015 (57) A fluidized calciner is provided which allows a reduction in the rate of unburned fuel at on outlet of a...

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WO 2015/185542 A1

Grate plate for a grate cooler

(22) 02.06.2015 (43) 10.12.2015 (57) The invention relates to a grate plate (1) for use in a bulk material cooler for hot bulk material (3), such as...

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US 2015/0360229 A1

Roller press

(22) 04.02.2014 (43) 17.12.2015 (57) A roller press (1) is described for grinding of particulate material such as cement raw materials, cement clinker...

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