Cement

Portland Cement

IN BRIEF

A large Australian cement company purchased three Model 8/8 Cementveyor pneumatic conveying systems to transfer cement from a storage silo to reception bins.

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MATERIAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Material: Cement
  • Bulk Density: 1000 kg/m3 
  • Size: 360 Blaine
  • Temperature: Ambient
  • Moisture Content: 0.2%
  • Aerated Condition: Free flowing, Dry

SYSTEM OBJECTIVES

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

SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

  • Transfer Capacity: 125 T/h
  • Conveying Distance: 286 m
  • Reception Points: 6 Silos
  • Air Consumption: 95 Nm3/min
  1. System operation is stable, reliable and efficient.
  2. System capacity met or exceeded the specified rate.
  3. Air consumption was at or below expected volume.