Cementos Moctezuma has selected Loesche’s LM 53.3+3 C cement mill, including COPE gearbox, to increase production capacity at its plant in Apazapan, Mexico.
The VRM mill will be used to produce 205tph CPC 30 cement at 4000 Blaine as well as 95tph CPC 40 cement, also at 3700 Blaine. The scope of supply also includes a Loesche Dynamic Classifier as well as the COPE gearbox, including gearbox drive motors develop in cooperation with RENK AG.
The COPE gearbox features a redundancy of eight motors. With all eight motors in operation, an output of 4.6MW can be achieved. It can reach up to 100 per cent of the mill capacity performance even with a reduced number of motors, according to Loesche.
Commissioning of the LM 53.3+3 C cement mill at Apazapan is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016.
Cementos Moctezuma is a joint venture between Cementos Molins (Spain), Buzzi Unicem (Italy) and Mexican partner Grupo Carso.