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Saraburi’s smart grinding

15 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Public Co Ltd (SCCC) has upgraded the raw material grinding unit at its Saraburi plant, Thailand, with a COMFLEX® system, engineered and supplied by KHD. The project has enabled the cement producer to reduce its power consumption and improve the flexibility of its grinding operations. By Weera Ploypai and Prapan Sindhurattavej, Siam City Cement Public Co, Thailand, and Kai Weider and Carsten Eckert, KHD Humboldt Wedag, Germany. Siam City Cement Public Co Ltd modernise...

Roller press celebrates 40 years

07 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Since its invention 40 years ago, the roller press has continuously improved and expanded its use in the cement and mineral-processing industries. KHD tracks the changes since the technology’s introduction and celebrates the advances that have benefitted cement producers during this time. By Dr Stefan Seemann, KHD Humboldt Wedag GmbH, Germany. Figure 1: the first roller press with a roller diameter of 1m and width of ±60cm Some four decades ago, the concept of a revolutionary...

New grinding dimensions

03 February 2016, Published under Cement News

As the global demand for cement increases, new cement plant projects are designed to larger production capacities. Alongside this requirement for higher output potential is the need to produce cement more efficiently, using less electrical and thermal energy. This is particularly true in the area of grinding, which accounts for a substantial share of plant power demand. By Alexander Peters and Dr Olaf Hagemeier, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany. Figure 1: Polycom S high-p...

Pressing matters

04 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Since the 1980s, roller presses have been in demand for their high levels of efficiency and energy conservation, and their development has reached an advanced level of maturity. With over 1400 units of its HFCG roller press series sold, Hefei Cement Research and Design Institute of China explains how the technology has evolved and can be best applied to the milling process. By Bao Wei, Gao Lin and Ding Hao, Hefei Cement Research and Design Institute, China. HCRDI explains the key char...