International Cement Review articles tagged under : Manufacturing Technology

15 May 2012

'Mach 2" for vertical mills

Siemens releases two gear drives for vertical roller mills – the Flender MutipleDrive and the EMPP drive unit.

03 May 2012

MACT compliance: back to basics

Ducon Technologies describes how US cement plants can best ensure that they are MACT compliant.

09 May 2012

XMPP revisited

MaCT reports on XMPP, designed for smart transducers, enabling real-time wireless communication for plants.

09 May 2012

Bypassing challenges

VDZ examines the different types of bypass systems and how best to establish the system's requirements.

Using alternative raw materials 19 September 2012 Arthur Harrisson

Using alternative raw materials

Arthur Harrisson investigates the implications of using alternative raw materials in cement manufacture.

18 April 2012

From flue gas to green growth

Lafarge Research Center has pioneered research into the conversion of CO2 flue gas into micro-algae biomass.

Big coolers, big challenges 26 March 2012

Big coolers, big challenges

IKN describes its recent projects to supply Anhui Conch with high-performance rated Pendulum clinker coolers.

27 February 2012

Resisting refractory wear

Refratechnik Cement reports on the development of its silicon carbine refractories in reducing alkali attack.

31 January 2012

Filters for NESHAP compliance

The implications of the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) in the USA are far reaching in their targeting to reduce emissions from cement plants to unprecedented lower levels. Filter te...

19 September 2012 Arthur Harrisson

Flame shape and quality

Arthur Harrisson investigates how burning and temperature in various types of kilns has an effect on the clinker produced and discusses different aspects of the burning process such as heating rate, maximum burning te...

19 September 2012 Arthur Harrisson

Optimising quality in the kiln

Exploring the different possibilities for optimising quality in the kiln.

03 January 2012

Flexible packaging at Titan

Titan America receives a complete packaging system from Beumer Corp for its Pennsuco plant, Florida.

21 December 2011

Handling and storage solutions

Latest project implementations by the Aumund Group are detailed in this report.

07 December 2011

Mills: hi-tech power houses

Loesche reveals the success behind delivering vertical roller mills to its global customer base.

05 December 2011

Burners for alternative fuels

Alternative fuels offer major cost and environmental benefits but they almost always have some negative side-effects on process stability, quality and capacity. Neil Taylor and Raine Isaksson of Isaksson-Taylor Manag...

19 September 2012 Arthur Harrisson

The different guises of quality

Arthur Harrisson looks at the quarry and the necessary requirements it must fulfill.