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FCT forms alliance in China and opens new office

03 December 2021, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has created a formal alliance with Enelco Environmental Technology Co (EETC), a leading supplier of air pollution control equipment systems for the utilities, pulp and paper, steel and related industries. The companies are joining forces to support the Chinese steel, cement, glass and other industries with innovative combustion equipment solutions to ensure production safety, conserve energy and control emissions. The joint office is based in Nanjing, with an a...

Burglengenfeld to use FCT Turbu-Flex burner

09 August 2021, Published under Cement News

In June FCT Combustion delivered a Turbu-Flex™ burner to HeidelbergCement’s Burglengenfeld plant in Germany. The Turbu-Flex™ burner is designed to fire very high levels of alternative fuels. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The Burglengenfeld plant is using coal and petcoke firing. The new burner will offer multi-fuel capabilities for liquid and solid alternative fuels and flexibility for quick fuel changes w...

FCT Combustion appoints new Asia-Pacific CEO

27 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Andy Bailes has been announced as the new CEO of FCT Combustion (Asia-Pacific). Andy joins FCT after almost 30 years at Metso in Australia, having spent 10 years as General Manager – Engineered Product Services where he was responsible for managing a large team covering proposals, sales, technical, commercial and contractual obligation of the EP Products (grinding, pyro, process & BMH) Group within ANZ region. "I am excited to welcome Andy to the FCT team," said Con Manias, executive chai...

FCT Combustion reports recent global orders

02 April 2020, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has won several burner orders throughout Europe and in Brazil for the cement sector, which are currently under commissioning or have recently been installed. An FCT Combustion Turbu-Flex™ burner has been commissioned at Votorantim Cimentos' Cuiaba plant in Brazil to enable firing with petcoke and fuel oil, as well as coprocessing alternative fuels such as rice husks and wood shavings. A Turbu-Flex™ burner was commissioned for a clinker kiln in February 2020 at Finnsementti...

FCT Combustion wins Ash Grove burner project and other cement orders

20 March 2019, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has won a contract to convert both kilns at Ash Grove Cement's Louisville plant, NE, USA to natural gas firing. The supply will include Gyro-Therm™ MKII burners, natural valve trains for both kilns and NFPA 86 BMS for both kilns.
 FCT Combustion has also announced a list of its recently completed and ongoing orders for the cement industry. These include:

 • Nova Cimangola – a project to convert its 5000tpd kiln to oil firing. This project will see the supply of a main multi...

FCT wins raw material drying order in Ecuador

24 May 2018, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion will supply a complete raw material drying system to Cemento Chimborazo, Ecuador. The project consists of a 41.2tph Triplex drier and a fluidised bed combustion system for petcoke and alternative fuel firing.

FCT Combustion announce new burner and recent orders

21 March 2018, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has announced a series of on-going and recently completed orders for the cement industry and expects to launch its new Turbo-Flex™ burner in April this year. The burner orders for the company include: • Cemento Chimborazo, Riobamba, Ecuador – clay drying plant, including petcoke fluidised bed, hot gas generator and triple shell rotary dryer, including fuel feeding and exhaust system. • Lafarge Canada (LafargeHolcim group), Exshaw, Alberta, Canada – Gyro-Therm MKII precess...

Gaseous fuel firing in lime kilns

12 October 2016, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion applies jet excitation, a fluid dynamic singularity, in its Gyro-Therm ® burner to promote increased mixing rates between gaseous fuels and oxidant in lime kilns. This technology is able to simultaneously reduce specific energy consumption, kiln inlet temperature and NO x emissions, while increasing production rates. By Joel Maia, FCT GmbH, Germany. Figure 1: Gyro-Therm chamber diagram Even if it is an oversimplified statement, it is commonly said that there are...

FCT awarded new contract in Turkey

10 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Baticim Bati Anadolu CImento Sanayii has placed an order with FCT Combustion for a burning system firing petcoke, fuel oil and alternative solid fuels at the Turkish cement producers plant in Izmir. FCT's presence in Turkey dates back to 1999 with the local manufacturing of its burners by a certified manufacturing partner in Istanbul.

FCT Combustion wins Ecuador order

15 January 2016, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion announced that HORMICRETO, Cuenca, Ecuador, has placed an order for two calciner burners and a hot gas generator for its swing mill application, for alternative liquid fuels firing, with a thermal capacity of 5.2 MW, including the complete the fuel pumping, heating and valve train. International orders Several big cement groups in other countries have also endorsed FCT combustion technology, awarding the following orders: • North America : two low-NOx GYRO-THERM™ MKII bur...