Weighing technology in Europe’s biggest lime works

Siemens belt scales deliver accurate process values contributing to quality assurance and increased productivity. For Rheinkalk GmbH, the belt scales offer an economical and reliable solution for measuring lime processing.

Rheinische Kalksteinwerke GmbH was founded by August Thyssen in 1903. Since 1999 Rheinkalk GmbH has been part of the Belgian Lhoist group which owns more than 90 plants and is the world’s leading producer of lime and dolomite. From production facilities, lime terminals and subsidiaries in Germany, Rheinkalk delivers high quality products for various industries and applications. The product range includes limestone, quicklime and slaked lime of various qualities. The Flandersbach works in Wülfrath (Fig. 1) is the leading lime producer of the Rheinkalk group and is Europe’s largest lime plant....

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