ThyssenKrupp wins order from Cementos Argos

ThyssenKrupp wins order from Cementos Argos
Published: 22 October 2015


ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions has received an order to build a 4300tpd clinker production line for Cementos Argos in Sogamoso, Boyacá province, Colombia. The contract is worth around EUR100m.

The scope of supply includes all components for clinker production as well as quality assurance and monitoring systems. Start up of the line is planned for the end of 2017.

Core components
The main components are a 1200tph primary crusher for limestone, a 500tph secondary crusher for raw materials, and a 40,000t capacity circular blending bed. The raw material will be ground in a QUADROPOL QMR2 roller mill with a throughput of 355tph and stored in a 7000t capacity homogenising silo.

The kiln line comprises a five-stage, single-string preheater with PREPOL AS-MSC calciner, a POLFLAME-VN rotary kiln with sinter zone burner, and a POLYTRACK clinker cooler. A further QUADROPOL QMK2 roller mill with a throughput of 26tph of coal will be supplied for preparing the fuel. A POLCID process control system and a POLAB APMplus laboratory automation system will be installed for quality monitoring and control.

Additional services
During construction and commissioning ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions will provide construction management services, consulting services and supervision. During operation of the plant the company will provide assistance in the form of operation and maintenance support services as well as the training of operating personnel.