Manufacturing Technology

11 March 2014

New clinkers

Kline Consulting assesses how clinkers are being redesigned to reduce CO2.

11 March 2014

A cut above the rest

Gullco International Ltd is called in to remove a kiln section at Irish Cement's Limerick plant.

25 February 2014

Maximising AF usage

Cinar uses MI-CFD technology to reduce CO emissions when co-firing with coal.

17 February 2014 Arthur Harrisson

The importance of raw materials

Arthur Harrisson investigates the selection of raw materials and their importance in terms of clinker quality.

12 February 2014

The benchmark cooler

Claudius Peters provides operating results for its ETA clinker cooler.

04 February 2014

Pressing matters

Hefei Cement Research and Design Institute explains the development of the HFCG roller press.

28 January 2014

Advanced vertical milling

Gebr Pfeiffer shares vertical roller mill operating experiences in Brazil, India and Tunisia.

22 January 2014 Dr Michael Clark

Understanding dependency

Dr Clark offers a Technical Forum with a difference. This month he draws up the imaginary landscape of Ruritania where building a new cement plant may just take a bit longer than desired.

20 January 2014 Arthur Harrisson

Alternative fuel characteristics

Arthur Harrisson takes a detailed look at the presence of microstructures in clinker produced with alternative fuel usage. He considers whether such structures have a detrimental effect on product quality.

13 January 2014

The fuel shop of the future

Kline Consulting investigates alternative fuel strategies and their impact on the cement plant of the future by assessing how the choice of secondary fuel will affect a company's business models.

18 December 2013

Marine terminal options

IBAU Hamburg discusses marine terminal planning with reference to some of its latest case studies in Singapore, Sweden and Malaysia, which offer turnkey solutions for packaging, storage and loading.

16 December 2013 Arthur Harrisson

Kiln feed and clinker quality

Arthur Harrisson examines clinker samples of a new kiln to suggest ways of improving clinker quality.

26 November 2013

Consistent, reliable results

PPC shows how careful sampling is carried out when assessing its raw materials and product quality.

13 November 2013

Alternative binder advances

Heidelberg Cement researches a new alternative binder to promote low-carbon clinkers.

28 October 2013

Optimising filter media

FilterSense explains how integrating dust controls can enhance overall baghouse and filter performance.

22 October 2013

Revamping Rezzato

Italcementi provides an update on the modernisation of the Rezzato plant in Italy.