Keeping things moving

Published 17 June 2013

Tagged Under: kiln tyre kiln lubrication 

ITW Krafft and ITW ROCOL, suppliers of lubricants to the cement industry for over 30 years, highlight the importance of lubricating the kiln’s loose tyres and the various lubricants available.

Figure 1: clearance between kiln shell and tyre

To extend the life of any mechanism, good lubrication is vital. This depends on many factors including the lubrication method (manual, automatic, pulverised), the lubrication interval and the cleanliness of the environment.

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