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, the fuel supply was now switched to coal dust for cost reasons. The FLSmidth Pfister installation for feeding these fuels to the main burner and calciner were put in operation a few months ago.

Introduction

An output of more than 6000 t/d of grey Portland Cement makes the Ain Sokhna plant one of the main players in the region. The complete package of FLSmidth machinery included an EV limestone/clay crusher, raw material stores, an ATOX raw mill, CF silo, the complete ILC 3-support kiln including a 5-stage preheater and an SF cross-bar cooler, clinker storage, an OK 42 cement mill and cement silos. The mill is one of the largest cement mills in Egypt. FLSmidth has had an excellent reputation in Egypt for a long time as well as many local reference installations. In this connection the...

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