The tubular weigher WeighTUBE® – the innovative bulk material dosing system

1 Alternative fuels for the cement industry

Particularly in the cement industry, recent years have seen the replacement of conventional fossil fuels with alternative fuels. Aside from biomass, sewage sludge, automobile tyres, animal meal and municipal wastes, the preferred substitute fuels are industrial wastes with a high calorific value. These powdery, granulated, pelletized fibrous and flocculent secondary fuels derived from quality-controlled industrial wastes are generally known as fluff (gas-entrainable fine materials). Fluff is almost exclusively used as a source of energy for the...

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In spring 2008, the Lafarge Wössingen Zement plant (Fig. 1) in Germany began the conversion of its production process from the semi-wet to the energy-saving dry process [1-5]. The project was...

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Issue 2012-01

New weighing system wins award for innovation

At the 2011 Münsterland Innovation Awards, the Beckum-based company Di Matteo was placed third in the category “Economy” for its new and innovative tubular weigher ODM-WeighTUBE® (Fig.). With the...

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Issue 2019-4 INTERCEM ENGINEERING GMBH

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In a German cement plant the secondary fuel dosing system had to be optimized and Intercem was commissioned to do so. The scope of delivery includes the following items: Disassembly on site,...

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Issue 2017-7-8 ONESTONE CONSULTING S.L.

Gravimetric precision dosing in the cement industry

1 Introduction Cement production requires accurate metering and dosing of bulk materials in each production step from raw material grinding to cement grinding and finally to cement mixing and...

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Issue 2011-11

FLSmidth to acquire Transweigh India Limited

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