International Cement Review articles tagged under : Manufacturing Technology

30 September 2015

Quarry efficiency

Kline Consulting LLC outlines the key factors in efficient quarry excavations and crushing performance.

23 September 2015

Monolithic linings

Teplotechna DIS explains the benefits of monolithic linings made of fireclay with silicon carbide.

21 September 2015 Arthur Harrisson

Effects of age and type

Arthur Harrisson investigates the properties of limestone in its different varieties as well as its ability to burn.

26 August 2015

Improving process safety

The increasing use of alternative fuels is one example of where process safety is brought to the forefront at many cement plants, but hazards related to the storage and transportation of fuels, structural failures of...

VRM optimisation 29 July 2015

VRM optimisation

Kline Consulting looks in detail at the VRM process, with ways to enhance efficiency and optimise operations.

17 July 2015 Arthur Harrisson

Process impact on clinker

Arthur Harrisson examines clinker nodules to see what microscopic analysis can reveal about clinker formation.

Slakers and movers 08 July 2015

Slakers and movers

STT Enviro Corp Systems & Solutions recommends optimised lime slaking to reduce costs and CO2.

08 June 2015

Freight fortunes?

Marvel Shipping explains the effect of changing rade balances and higher vessel availability on freight markets.

28 May 2015

Dosing flexibility

FLSmidth Pfister outlines how its rotor weighfeeder enables accurate alternative fuel discharge.

18 May 2015 Arthur Harrisson

How much alite?

Arthur Harrisson discusses the contribution of the alite phase to cement strength after 28 days.

11 May 2015

The new normal

BPI Visqueen tracks the trend for polythene packaging in the cement industry and prepares for future growth.

08 April 2015 Arthur Harrisson

Balancing dusts in the kiln

Arthur Harrisson investigates the circulation of dust during clinker production.

16 March 2015 Arthur Harrisson

Clinker cooling

Arthur Harrisson investigatese clinker formation after the burning zone.

16 February 2015

Best energy consumption

EmCem explore the key drivers for achieving best energy consumption for grinding and waste heat recovery.

11 February 2015

Supplying certainty

Polysius SAS highlights its successful cement plant projects in the MEA region during some uncertain times.

26 January 2015 Arthur Harrisson

Dealing with natural variation

Arthur Harrisson reveals typical challenges in dealing with natural variation in raw materials for clinker production. Irregular composition, crystallisation and interbedding with other material can all have an impact.