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Reliable performer

03 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Compared with conventional solutions, a new drive concept with asynchronous squirrel-cage motors at the Lafarge Cement plant near Pécs, Hungary, boasts minimum service and maintenance costs. And if that was not enough, higher efficiency is also helping improve the bottom line. By Alf Banse, Siemens, Germany and Jozsfe Janovits, Lafarge Cement Hungary. The substitution of the drive system has had no negative impact on the grinding process at Lafarge Cement near Pécs, Hungary N...

'Mach 2" for vertical mills

14 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Siemens has recently launched two new compact solutions for the optimum and energy-efficient driving of vertical roller mills (VRM) for the cement industry. The Flender MultipleDrive offers variable-speed drive and the EMPP drive provides a compact motor-in-gear solution for modern, high-performance milling. Ali Kemal Kücükyavuz, Steffen Brun and Franz Schmeink of Siemens AG, Germany, explain the benefits. Siemens has developed a new modular drive solution, the Flender MultipleDrive, ...

ABB saves Huaxin's energy

28 March 2012, Published under Cement News

An ABB multidrive solution for Huaxin Cement is saving 1.6GWh of electrical energy a year on as the cement producer selects ABB technology for a demanding conveyor application at its showcase Huaxin production plant in Hubei. ABB outlines the benefits of the new equipment. The ABB multidrive is saving Huaxin Cement 1.6GWh of energy a year, as well as providing smooth operation and efficient control of a demanding conveyor application Founded 105 years ago in 1907, Huaxin Ceme...