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Finding the missing link

13 December 2017, Published under Cement News

In 2015 Çimsa Çimento’s Mersin plant, Turkey, suffered an increasing number of cyclone blockages, causing severe interruptions to the facility’s grey cement Line 1. After unsuccessful attempts to find the reason for the blockages, a kiln inlet process gas measurement system from sick was installed to provide the missing link between the sulphur content in the kiln process gases and unwanted production downtime. By Felix Bartknecht, SICK AG, Germany, and Sezin Arıkan, Çimsa Çimento Mersin, T...

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...