Emami Cement Ltd has placed an order for a Gebr Pfeiffer grinding plant which will be installed in Odisha state, India.
The contract includes an MVR 6000 C-6 with an installed drive power of 6700kW. This mill will be capable of producing 335tph of OPC. The grinding plant will be designed to also allow fly ash cement and GGBS to be ground to a fineness of 3800cm²/g and 4000cm²/g according to Blaine, respectively.
Emami Cement sought advice from New-Delhi-based Cemtech India and Holtec on the implementation of the new grinding plant.
Gebr Pfeiffer SE will supply the core components of the mills and the gear units from Europe. Its Indian subsidiary, Gebr Pfeiffer (India) Pvt Ltd, will provide components such as the housing of the mill and classifier, the steel foundation parts as well as all static and dynamic interior parts of the classifier and, in addition, supply some of the equipment required to complete the grinding plant. Moreover, the Noida-based Indian subsidiary will do the plant layout and advise on the equipment to be procured by the customer itself.
Emami Cement is currently setting up a greenfield cement works in Chhattisgarh. It is also establishing a separate grinding unit in West Bengal, for which it has ordered an additional MVR cement mill from Gebr Pfeiffer SE and Gebr Pfeiffer (India). This order is currently being processed.