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FCT Combustion awarded Bussac burner order

13 September 2022, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has been awarded a contract by DAL Engineering Group to deliver a Turbu-Flex™ burner and accessories for HeidelbergCement ’s Bussac Forêt plant , France. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The scope includes the alternative fuel state of the art Turbu-Flex™ burner, igniter, flame sensor, measuring and control accessories, as well as a LPG valve train and a new burner management system. Deliv...

Nevyansky raises production by 18% in 1H22

25 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Nevyanski Tsementnik , owned by Russia-based Mikhailovsky Combine of Building Materials , produced 436,000t of cement in the first half of 2022, up 18 per cent YoY. CEM I 42.5N accounted for over 90 per cent of this total. Customers received more than 437,000t, representing an increase of 17 per cent YoY. Product was delivered by rail and road. The higher output was attributed partly to new equipment installed in the plant, where renovation is expected to continue. This autumn the facto...

FCT Combustion delivers Turbu-Flex burner to Hanover plant

24 February 2022, Published under Cement News

FCT  Combustion  delivered a Turbu-Flex™ burner to HeidelbergCement ’s Hanover plant in Germany earlier this month. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The supply includes accessories and add-ons to the burner, as well as igniter, flame sensor, fans, blowers, burner management system and spare parts.

Fives signs contract to deliver burner for alternative fuel firing

17 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Fives is set to supply a Pillard NOVAFLAM ® Evolution burner to a major French and international cement player, which is expected to help the producer achieve 100 per cent use of alternative solid fuel (ASF) . The client's rotary kiln currently uses 60 per cent ASF, split 30 per cent for the main burner and 30 per cent for the satellite burner. As part of a decarbonisation process, the client now wishes to achieve 100 per cent use of ASF. This versatility will allow the cl...

Fives Pillard burner is commissioned in east Asia

27 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Fives Pillard reports it has commissioned a Novaflam ® Evolution burner for a cement plant in east Asia. Due to the travel restrictions linked to the health crisis, this commissioning was carried out remotely with the cooperation of the customer. The 143MW coal/petcoke Pillard Novaflam ® Evolution burner, with oil as start-up, was supplied as a replacement for an old competitor's burner. The aim of this replacement was to increase the kiln capacity to 9000 ,tpd without impacting...

Fives Pillard complete kiln burner renovation

30 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Fives Pillard has transformed an old burner (from another brand), into a multifuel-fired Pillard N OVAFLAM ® burner, allowing it to fire both gas and petcoke at a South American cement plant. Fives Pillard's renovation will enable the plant to r educe the amount of kiln dust, limit the specific consumption and t ake advantage of Fives' expertise in rotary kiln burners to improve the clinker's crystallography.  The solution provided by Fives' technical teams was to keep the whol...

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 to install Turbo-Flex™ burner at Couvrot plant

31 July 2020, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has just delivered a new Turbu-Flex™ burner to a client in France! The Turbu-Flex™ will be installed at Ciments Calcia's Couvrot plant in France, after the installation of its new calciner. The targets of the project are maximised use of alternative fuel, as well as improved control of the combustion. Commissioning is expected for 2021.

Processing depth for AFs

06 June 2019, Published under Cement News

In his paper ‘A new approach to burning alternative fuels’, delivered at the Cemtech Europe 2018 conference in Istanbul, Turkey, Oral Turesay of KHD Humboldt Wedag introduced the concept of ‘processing depth’. His thesis was that the greater the proportion of the thermal energy requirements to be provided by alternative fuels (AFs), the greater the investments for kiln modification are likely to be. That is certainly the case and has been borne out by many examples from the international cem...

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...