Manufacturing Technology Articles
FCT Combustion reduces specific energy consumption kiln inlet temperature and emissions with its Gyro-Therm® burner, thanks to increased mixing rates.
SKF explains the importance of a lubrication management programme.
Arthur Harrisson discusses the importance of loss on ignition for raw materials, clinker feed, hotmeal, clinker and cement.
Kima has devised a water-based cooling system called KilnCooler to reduce the impact of hotspots in the kiln.
FLSmidth reports on its activities to supply Semen Gresik's Tuban plant with a new stacker reclaimer and describes the main characteristics of raw materials that such equipment has to tackle
Arthur Harrisson looks at the formation and presence of crystal inclusions in Portland cement clinker.
While cements containing fly ash or GGBS have different strength properties to ordinary Portland cement, they also benefit from improved durability and workability. A key factor in strength development is the provisi...
Holcim (New Zealand) Ltd builds two new terminals.
Logimine explores the role of Big Data in better quarry management.
Kespry identifies how drones can gather data, leading to cost savings.
FLSmidth reports on the success of its OK vertical roller mill in Brazil.
Dome Technology has found round vents in its dome structures work best for explosion protection.
SSI Consulting checks which silos measure up to the job.
A recent EPC distribution terminal project, completed by PENTA Industrial Corp, highlights the benefits of modular design where components can be assembled at the factory without the need to use craft labour near the...
Arthur Harrisson investigates the implications on clinker quality when using tyres as an alternative fuel.
INFORM GmbH goes beyond GPS tracking and balancing of train movements to optimise cement distribution.