Cement industry in South East Asia countries

The article provides the analysis of situation in the South East Asia cement market and gives long term forecost of its development. South East Asian volumes increased by 58% between 2006 and 2014. There has been a big overcapacity in region since the end of 1990ths...

Optimisation of cement kiln flames

The paper is devoted to optimization (including using computational aerodynamics) of the conditions for solid fuel combustion in rotary kilns. An example of a successful transition to a 100% combustion of petroleum coke with addition of 15% shredded tire...

Maintenance of gears

The article describes certain specifics of maintenance and operation of gears for various types of equipment manufactured by FLSmidth MAAG Gear AG. The company organizes training seminars for those working in the cement industry right at the plants where the gears by MA...

Innovative industrial bags

The article describes bags developed by Mondi company for packaging of different industrial materials including cement. The main attention is given to water-repellent bag HYBRIDPRO with the inner ply made of sack kraft paper and the outer ply which is a thin layer of hi...

Assessing cement plant thermal performance

Energy consumption is one of the largest cost components in the production of Portland cement. Energy is consumed through the fuel required to make the cement, as well as the electricity consumed to operate the manufacturing equipment. This paper discusses the fuel requ...

Drone technology as applied to the cement industry

This article is to describe the use of drone technology as applied to the cement industry. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or “Drones” are versatile tools that are revolutionizing the way companies operate. There’s a large amount of interest and excitement surrounding the grow...

Manufacturing, installation and repair of process equipment

The article provides information on the Czech company Montáže Přerov a.s. (MZP) and its new office opened in Kazakhstan for rendering services to companies in the CIS countries. MZP offers design, manufacture, assembly, installation of process equipment and anci...

Recovery of fuel from various wastes

The article describes one of the projects of Vecoplan AG (Germany), which among other things recycles waste of different origin for recovery of calorific components and production of RDF that can be used to replace part of fossil fuels in cement production. The ...

Inerting systems for preventive explosion proofing of coal grinding plants

The article outlines the theoretical basis for inerting coal-air mixtures produced in grinding coal, transportation and storage of coal dust in cement factories. Industrial inerting installations by Yara (Germany) are described, using inert atmosphere of carbon ...

Powerful ultrasound to increase the early strength of concrete

The analysis of temperature changes, setting time, increase in compression strength showed that use of powerful ultrasound accelerates hardening and allows to reduce the grade of cement used in concrete manufacture, while keeping the compressive strength of the concrete...

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