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Scanex® - The all-in-one kiln monitoring system

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World Cement,


Scanex uses infrared cameras and sensors to constantly monitor the complete length and surface area of rotary kilns. But KHD’s proprietary solution, already installed in more than 150 plants worldwide, does much more than just monitoring.

Scanex® - The all-in-one kiln monitoring system

KHD's all-in-one solution comes with a tyre slip module that constantly monitors the slip between kiln tyres and the kiln shell to detect even the smallest variations. And due to early warnings from the software, Scanex makes severe kiln damages caused by narrowing a thing of the past! Another helpful feature is the autonomous fan control. The user presets a range and acceptable temperature levels, and Scanex does the rest by automatically cooling the kiln shell when and where needed.

To guarantee a long service life and flawless operation in any plant environment, all Scanex hardware has a rugged design and no moving parts. But most importantly, the sophisticated infrared cameras offer a resolution that is high enough to identify hot spots as small as one single refractory brick. Thus Scanex detects worn refractory and schedule maintenance long before any real problems can occur!

To offer the highest level of flexibility, Scanex either runs as standalone system or flawlessly integrates into a plant automation system via a standardised OPC connection.

Scanex is easy to set up, comes pre-tested as well as pre-wired and requires only a small investment. With KHD’s all-in-one solution, production is kept high and maintenance cost low.

By pairing 24/7 monitoring, highest reliability and straightforward handling, Scanex gives users an edge when it comes to better understanding and controlling the pyro process.

It's time to get more out of cement plants. With Scanex from KHD!

Find out more at khd.com/scanex

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/product-news/19092019/scanex--the-all-in-one-kiln-monitoring-system/

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