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KHD reports on successes in Turkey

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KHD was awarded a contract for a new 3500 tpd clinker production line at Bolu Cimento’s Kazan plant. The plant, part of the OYAK Group, is located near Ankara in Turkey. The contract comprises engineering, equipment supply, as well as advisory services for erection and commissioning. Core equipment for the pyroprocessing system includes:

  • 5-stage KHD Preheater with PYROCLON®-R LowNOX calciner, equipped with PYROTOP® compact mixing chamber, tertiary air duct with dust settling chamber, and PYROBOX® calciner firing system for coal dust.
  • PYRORAPID® two-tire rotary kiln, with a diameter of 4.4 m.
  • PYRO-JET® kiln burner for petcoke.
  • PYROFLOOR® clinker cooler equipped with a PYROCRUSHER® System.

The new kiln line will be erected next to the existing cement grinding unit and commissioning is scheduled for the spring of 2015.

Kahramanmaras Cimento (KIPAS)

Elsewhere in Turkey, KHD has successfully completed performance tests for KCS Kahramanmaras Cimento’s Maras Kiln Line II. The new line was installed next to the existing Maras I Line, which was also installed by KHD. KHD has supplied main equipment and state-of-the-art technology for alternative fuel firing.

The test was conducted using a mixture of approximately 40% petcoke and 60% lignite (of the same quality and fineness) for the main burner and calciner burner. Following are the results of the test:

Table 1. Guarantee Values according to contract and test results.

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