Gebr. Pfeiffer, Inc., a subsidiary of Gebr. Pfeiffer SE headquartered in Kaisers-lautern/Germany, was recently contracted to supply a complete grinding station to replace aging ball mills at the Hormicreto clinker plant in Ecuador. The new grinding solution not only helps reduce the plant’s energy consumption but also improves the overall grinding efficiency, allowing the plant to increase production from a single mill.
Amongst other parts Gebr. Pfeiffer supplied the following components of the new grinding station: an MPS 2500 BC Swing Mill with “Lift and Swing” technology, an SLS 2250 BC classifier, bucket elevator, reject conveyor belt, separator, rotary locks, bag filter and mill fan, ducting, related engineering services.
Delivery of the entire grinding station is expected to be complete by December 2015.