International Cement Review articles tagged under : Manufacturing Technology

08 April 2013 Arthur Harrisson

Microscopy & practice

Arthur Harrisson analyses observations of clinker and cement microscopy with reference to kiln burning.

13 March 2013

Illinois' cement keeps flowing

Martin Engineering Inc unblocks Illinois Cement's 80,000t silo storage unit.

06 March 2013

RHI's ANRKAL Q2 solution

RHI describes the benefits of its ANKRAL Q2 refractory for coping with alternative fuels.

27 February 2013

Mills made in China

Sinoma explains the technology behind its TRM vertical roller mills.

Ternary cements in Iceland 20 February 2013

Ternary cements in Iceland

Lacking some of the primary ingredients for cement production, Iceland is a country that pioneered the development of ternary blended cements that have many excellent qualities.

14 February 2013 Arthur Harrisson

Making more of hotmeal

Arthur Harrisson explores whether cement producers could gain more information from hotmeal data.

Scanning to keep ahead 30 January 2013

Scanning to keep ahead

HGH Infrared Systems outlines how thermal imagery can reduce kiln operating costs.

16 January 2013 Arthur Harrisson

Limestone as MAC

Arthur Harrisson investigates the inclusion of minor amounts of limestone to the manufacturing process to reduce the clinker content and improve the physical and chemical properties of the cement.

21 December 2012

Chinese co-processing

Sintef and its partners have been working on a pilot project to introduce a standard co-processing procedure to the Chinese cement industry.

19 December 2012

Lowering NOx and SO2

FLSmidth offers its solutions for dealing with NOx and SOx emissions at cement plants as it looks for cost-effective options that consider flexibility when it comes to raw materials, fuels and operating conditions.

03 December 2012

Reliable performer

Siemens Drives introduces a new asynchronous drive unit for a vertical roller mill at Lafarge Pécs in Hungary. The new drive units enable squirrel-cage motors to be used to power vertical roller mills, reducing mainte...

19 November 2012

MPS: more than meets the eye

Gebr Pfeiffer demonstrates the high performance of its coal grinding range of vertical roller mills.

23 October 2012

Increasing the momentum

A TEC GRECO details the technology behind its low-NOx FLEXIFLAME burners and future developments

08 October 2012 Arthur Harrisson

Free lime reduction

Arthur Harrisson reveals how to reduce free lime during clinker manufacturing.

26 September 2012

Elevating service life

Lafarge’s Wössingen plant has installed an 800tph Beumer bucket elevator to increase the feed rate to its raw mill.

17 September 2012

High-efficiency cement grinding

ThyssenKrupp Polysius details the strengths of its POLYCOM high-pressure roller mill and its SEPOL separator.