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Kiln and mill examinations are carried out in order to gather data on the performance and to validate warranty performance data such as the output, the energy consumption, input/output ratio or the effciency. They also provide a reliable foundation for the optimisation of individual operational system components, the cement quality, the reduction of emissions levels and for assessment of material cycles and coating formations.

Learning outcomes

  • Calculate energy and mass-balances at cement kilns according to VDZ procedure (energy and mass-balances: Vt10)
  • Plan and conduct kiln trials to gather data for energy and mass balances at cement kilns)
  • Understand measurement and sampling techniques for kiln trials at basic level
  • Conduct examinations to optimize mill operation according to VDZ procedure

Target group

  • Production personnel
  • Control room operators
  • Young engineers

Topics

  • Basics of conducting balances
  • Planning, organisation and realisation of plant examinations
  • Introduction into calculation of energy and mass balances
  • Introduction into measuring techniques
  • Case studies: Calculate an energy balance of a cyclone preheater plant, mass balance of a cyclone preheater
  • Effcient mill operation (Ball mill; Roller press; VRM)
  • Examinations of cement mills (focus on ball mills)
  • Case studies: Ball mill examinations / audits
  • Discussion of participants’ specific questions and problems
  • Plant visit

Methods

  • Presentaions, interactive exercises
  • Class room training
  • Site visit

Trainer

The training is led by highly skilled and experienced engineers.

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the training course the participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Person to contact

Do you have questions regarding this course?

Julia Volchkova

+49-211-45 78-402
training@vdz-online.de

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