Predict and avoid

Published 26 October 2016

The shutdown of mills due to breakdowns and maintenance results in major costs for cement producers. At Sunstate Cement, Australia, cost-efficient and easy-installed vibration monitoring technology helps to predict and avoid such costly mill stops. By Schaeffler Australia Pty Ltd, Australia.

Use of the SmartCheck monitoring technology has helped to ensure optimum reliability of Sunstate Cement's tube mills

With a cement capacity of over 1.5Mta, Australia’s Sunstate Cement Ltd has a more than 25-year history as a major contributor to Queensland’s largest infrastructure projects.

Sunstate Cement’s three tube mills have a production capacity of 60-100tph of products such as fly ash blend and GP cement. The continuity of production of these cements is safeguarded by FAG condition monitoring.

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