TEWS EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS

Starter kit for using solid recovered fuel
in cement plants

In 1995, the equipment supplier Tews based in Büren/Germany tested its first system for the use of solid alternative fuels at the Kollenbach cement plant/Beckum operated by the present-day CEMEX. Pure fractions of non-hazardous, high-energy production waste was the feed material for the production of solid recovered fuel (SRF). For the initial tests, this production-specific waste was comminuted using modified agricultural equipment and then conveyed mechanically to the main burner of the rotary kiln. The results of these first tests at CEMEX were the starting point for co-processing, which...

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