Controlling build-ups in dry process ­cement production

MARTIN ENGINEERING

The benefits of high-­efficiency air cannon networks can include reduced energy costs, improved system performance, reduced maintenance, improved safety and greater total output.

Efficient material flow is a critical element of dry-pro­cess cement manufacturing, and accumulation or blockages can put a choke hold on a plant’s profitability. Hang-ups in storage systems and build-up in process vessels can impede material movement, causing bottle­necks that interfere with equipment performance and reduce process efficiency. Poor material flow also raises maintenance expenses, diverting manpower from core activities and in some cases introducing safety risks for personnel. If they become severe enough, flow problems can bring production to a complete stop. Although many...

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