International Cement Review articles tagged under : Manufacturing Technology

25 June 2012

Like clockwork

Ad Ligthart reveals the challenges of chartering a self-discharging cement carrier and then sets sail for Panama’s coast and a hydroelectric dam project.

14 September 2012 Arthur Harrisson

A is for alite

Arthur Harrisson takes a microscopic look at the mineral types found in clinker with a special focus on alite.

21 May 2012

LM-Master for VRMs

Loesche announces the launch of its LM-Master for advanced vertical roller mill control.

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.

MACT compliance: back to basics 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.

Bypassing challenges 09 May 2012

Bypassing challenges

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

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.

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.