Setting a roller record

Published 22 February 2018

In 2014 El Nadha Cement plant in Qena, Egypt, completed an overhaul of its VRM roller bearings in record time. This was achieved through good preparation, an experienced on-site team and effective communication between the plant and the mill manufacturer, Loesche. By Osama Aly Ahmed, Technical consultant, Egypt.

The Nadha Cement plant in Qena, Egypt, developed issues with its

master roller bearings after an operating life of 11,000h

The El Nadha Cement plant is located in Qena, Egypt, 700km south of Cairo. Comprising a single kiln line, which was supplied by Sinoma and commissioned in early 2012, it has a production capacity of 5500tpd. Its Loesche vertical cement mill LM 63.3+3 (300tph capacity) began operations on 10 February 2012 and has since performed above expectations.

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