AERZENER MASCHINENFABRIK GMBH

Köhler Kalk invests in a new kiln

Köhler Kalk in Northern Hesse commissioned a new kiln. Thanks to the rotary lobe compressors made by Aerzen, the plant manufactured by QualiCal counts among the most efficient solutions in its field.

1 Using the best available technology for burning lime

In 2017, with a view to securing the future of the company’s location in the Werra-Meissner district, the family-owned business decided to invest in a new kiln.

The QualiCal specialists from Italy received the order. Designed as a parallel flow regenerative (PFR) kiln, this type is among the most energy-efficient lime burners according to BAT (best available technology, component of the installation authorization law according to EU Directive 2010/75/EU concerning industrial emissions).

While in the past, the consumption of coke had been...

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