Cementos Fortaleza signed the last acceptance certificate on its new clinker production line at the Tula cement plant in April. The new line has a capacity of 3300 tpd and was supplied by Fives Group on an EPC basis.
The contract for new line was signed in May 2015 with clinker production beginning in July 2017. The plant features three identical FCB Horomill 3800 mills, one for raw meal grinding and two for cement grinding.
The 300 tph raw meal section is completed by an FCB TSV Classifier 6500 BF, as well as a 27 500 t prehomogenisation storage, additives storage, and 7500 t raw meal blending silo.
The two FCB Horomill 3800 for cement grinding have a capacity of 125 tph each. The cement grinding operation is completed by two FCB TSV Classifiers 4500 HF, two Fives TGT filters with a capacity of 130 400 Nm3/hour at 80°C, and a Pillard HeatGen System hot gas generator system.
Petcoke grinding is handled by an FCB B-mill with FCB TSV Classifier.
The pyroprocessing line includes an FCB Preheater, FCB Zero-NOx Preca with Pillard PRECAFLAM burner, 4.4 m dia. x 66 m FCB rotary kiln, Fives NEO Filter, and Pillard NOVAFLAM burner. A 79.5 m2 clinker grate cooler completes the line.
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