IN BRIEF

Pneumatic Conveying of Portland Cement

Pneumatic Conveying of Portland Cement

Blue Circle Cement of Maldon Australia purchased three Model 8/8 Cementveyor pneumatic conveying systems to transfer cement from a storage silo to reception bins.

Download Case Study: Portland Cement – Blue Circle Cement, Australia (pdf)

MATERIAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Material Portland Cement Off-White Cement Builders Cement
  • Bulk Density (Aerated) 1000 kg/m3 1100 kg/m3 1500 kg/m3
  • Size 335 Blaine 420 Blaine 340 Blaine
  • Temperature Ambient Ambient Ambient
  • Moisture Content 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
  • Aerated Condition Free flowing Free flowing Free flowing

SYSTEM OBJECTIVES

  1. Reliable, consistent conveying
  2. Low pipe wear.
  3. Low air consumption.

SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

  • Material Portland Cement Off-White Cement Builders Cement
  • Transfer Capacity 17 Mt/h 17 Mt/h 17 Mt/h
  • Conveying Distance 86m 70m 63m
  • Reception Points One One One
  1. ystem operation is stable, reliable and efficient.
  2. System capacity met or exceeded the specified rate.
  3. Air consumption was at or below expected volume.
Cement Pneumatic Conveying System

Cement Pneumatic Conveying System