The Adana cement works do not only grind slag but now also cement raw material using a Loesche vertical roller mill. The company Adana Cement is a subsidiary company of the Oyak Group, which is one of the largest Turkish groups of companies. The group currently comprises approximately 55 companies from the industrial as well as the financial and service sectors with a total of 28 000 employees. The industrial shareholdings of the Oyak Group include leading companies in the iron and steel sector, the energy sector, cement production and the automotive sector.
The company Adana Cement was established in 1954 and opened its first factory in 1957. Today, the company has a production capacity of more than 4 million t of cement per year and is the first company in Turkey to be awarded the TS-EN-ISO 14001 Certificate for Environmental Management.
In 2007 the Iskenderun cement works were newly built by Adana Çimento Sanayii T.A.S¸. and equipped with a Loesche mill of type LM 53.3+3 S for grinding clinker slag. Now, Adana Çimento Sanayii T.A.S¸. has placed an order for a Loesche mill of type LM 46.4 for the Adana works in Southern Turkey, a brownfield plant. This vertical roller mill with a transmission power of 2750 kW is used for grinding 200 t/h of raw material to white cement. The material is ground to a fineness of 8 % R 90 μm.
Adana Çimento Sanayii T.A.S¸. exports the cement and clinker produced in part to Europe and Asia.
A period of nine months is allowed for delivery so that the Loesche roller mill can already be put into operation during the fourth quarter in 2016.