Aumund Corporation has been awarded from FLSmidth Inc. (USA) with the purchase order for the clinker conveying system, bucket elevators, apron feeders, Centrex and drag chain conveyors for the Holcim (USA) plant St Genevieve, that will operate the world largest kiln of 12,000tpd.
For the clinker conveying between the cooler and the two silos, two deep drawn pan conveyors with baffles, equipped with our second strongest chains will be installed. The conveyors will run simultaneously with a capacity of 375tph and will have a lift of approx. 85m.
The order includes among several bucket elevators, 2 BWG 1250/360/5 with centre distance of 120m, for kiln feeding of 625tph raw meal.
Several heavy duty apron feeders and weight feeders are included, the largest one is a BPB-SF 2600/150/25/25, for a railcar unloading system and will convey sticky clay at 100tph.