Co-processing MSW at Hongshuihe Cement Co

Published 22 March 2017

In its first application in China, an FLSmidth HDR63-315 HOTDISC® combustion device is integrated in the 3800tpd calciner kiln of Hongshuihe Cement to handle municipal solid waste (MSW) with a high moisture content and low calorific value. By Zhou Lun, FLSmidth Beijing Ltd, China.

Figure 1: the FLSmidth HOTDISC combustion device

To safely and completely dispose of virtually unclassified municipal solid waste (MSW), China Resources Cement subsidiary Hongshuihe Cement Co Ltd built a 300tpd co-processing system, incorporating an FLSmidth HDR63-315 HOTDISC® combustion device (see Figures 1 and 2) at its cement plant in Binyang, Guangxi, China. The system consists of waste preprocessing, waste pyroprocessing, leachate and gas treatment, all designed to meet environmental requirements. Figure 3 illustrates the process flow at the plant.

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