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24 Aumund machines for Çimsa Cimento

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World Cement,

The Turkish company Çimsa Cimento ordered 24 Aumund machines for the mill at Çimsa. The order contains 18 deep drawn pan conveyors, five-bucket elevators with central chain and a pivoting pan conveyor. With five plants in Mersin, Eskisehir, Kayseri, Nigde and Afyonkarahisar, a mill in Ankara and two cement packaging plants in Marmara and Malatya, Çimsa is one of the leading companies in the Turkish cement industry.

All Aumund machines will be used for clinker transport: the deep drawn pan conveyors have a pan width from 600 to 1400 mm, axis-centre distances between 17 and 139 m and they work with a conveying capacity of 106 to 548 tph. The five bucket elevators with a central chain have axis-centre distances from 26 to 42 m and have been designed for a transport capacity from 240 to 472 tph.

The pan conveyor of type SPB is built by only two producers worldwide. It makes the simultaneous transport of material in the upper and lower runs possible. With the reversible steel pan conveyor, a sliding back of the material conveyed is prevented by welding baffles to U-shaped pans. The material to be conveyed can be discharged anywhere by remote control into intermediate discharge stations. The pan conveyor being delivered to Çimsa Cimento will be equipped with six discharge stations.

The pivoting pan conveyor makes the loading of silos by fixed discharge stations possible. The design of the pans is for charging several silos and bunkers simultaneously. Thus several otherwise necessary drive and tension stations, complete steel platforms to accommodate the stations and dustproof transfer chutes can be saved.

Adapted from press release by Joseph Green

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