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Radiometry: advancing cement process control

15 November 2021, Published under Cement News

In the challenging conditions of a cement plant, traditional process control methods are not always suitable. Radiometric process control provides a non-contact and non-intrusive technique to carry out continuous level measurement, detect cyclone blockages in the preheater, measure bulk flow on the conveyor and moisture measurement. By Berthold Technologies, Germany. Figure 1: level measurement at a clinker cooler in a cement plant (blue point shows measurement location) Radiome...

Powtech 2019: Dust control, filters & measurement

07 March 2019, Published under Cement News

RETURN TO MAIN MENU BWF Envirotec and Orwat Filtertechnik Hall 4, Stand 561 Web: www.bwf-envirotec.com Web: orwat-filtertechnik.com Product: PM-Tec Filter media PM-Tec filter media is BWF Envirotec's solution to fulfill the increasingly strict fine dust requirements. They guarantee a minimal dust emission level, therefore near "zero emissions" are possible, says BWF Envirotec. Due to the laminated ePTFE membrane on the raw gas side, PM-Tec ® filte...

Keeping an eye on moisture

03 May 2013, Published under Cement News

In concrete batching plants the online measurement of moisture in raw materials allows more precise control of the batching process. Scantech International has developed the TBM260, a new system for measuring the moisture content of material in bins, a trial for which was conducted at the Holcim Darra plant in Queensland, Australia. By Steve Louden, Holcim (Australia) Pty & Ken Smith, Scantech International Pty Ltd, Australia. Figure 1: installation of microwave antennae on the throat...