Coal mills for UltraTech Cement, India

Coal mills for  UltraTech Cement, India
Published: 15 March 2011

Gebr Pfeiffer AG has been contracted to supply two MPS 3550 BK vertical roller mills for coal grinding for UltraTech Cement’s Rawan and Rajashree locations.

Part of the Aditya Birla Group, UltraTech Cement. will set up a 10,000tpd line at each location, with the Rawan works located in Chattisgarh and Rajashree works near Gulbarga in Karnataka.

Each roller mill, designed for 90tph of finished product and featuring a 1300kW drive will grind the coal that is intended to be used as fuel to a product fineness of 12% R 90µm. The coal, with an expected feed moisture of as much as 15 per cent will be dried by hot gases while simultaneously being ground in the mills. There is also an option to grind petcoke.

Gebr Pfeiffer AG in cooperation with Gebr. Pfeiffer (India) Pvt. Ltd. will supply the entire equipment for the grinding plants.