cement kiln


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cement kiln

[si′ment ‚kil]
(engineering)
A kiln used to fire cement to less than complete melting.
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Michael Pegg and PhD student, Ebenezer Asamany, show that tire derived fuel has the potential to lower CO2 emissions compared with coal derived fuel when co-fired in cement kilns.
2010-06 issued by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources on the use of alternative fuels and raw materials in cement kilns lists unsegregated municipal solid wastes as waste materials not acceptable for co-processing.
Research on the fuzzy predictive control for calcining temperature of the rotary cement kiln.
org) shows that the huge discrepancy is due to several factors, including double counting of pollution reductions that the EPA has already claimed would occur separately under Clean Air Act rules adopted in August 2010, overstated emission levels from cement kilns, and unrealistic assumptions about potential energy savings from reducing energy consumption at cement kilns and gypsum plants.
On top of that, you have to contend with regulatory issues (according to Lenahan, some agencies want to reopen a kiln's air permit when it introduces new materials) and the forethought of cement kiln designers.
While much of the world is studying the possibility of getting any economic value out of auto shredder residue--for example, as fuel for cement kilns or power plants--Europe's second largest scrap-metal reclaimer cranks out polyolefin and polystyrene pellets made from shredder residue at 20,000 to 100,000 lb/hr, or about 40 million lb/yr.
Experts have calculated that a cement kiln could burn at least 48 tons of carpet a day, replacing up to 15 percent of the coal burned as fuel.
Controversy also surrounded the plant earlier this month when technical problems caused the cement kiln to shut down twice in a week, sending clouds of black smoke over the town.
GCHI's lightweight aggregate cement kiln is also located on the site and the captured gasses and liquids will be used as a fuel source for the kiln.
In Central Alberta, tests showed that the fly ash needed the addition of cement kiln dust to bring its cementing properties up to he required standard.