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​​Siam City Cement buys Holcim (Lanka), a unit of LafargeHolcim for 13.1 billion baht

Siam City Cement Public Company Limited (SCCC), the Bangkok based second-largest cement maker in Thailand, recently disclosed that it has signed a deal to buy a Sri Lankan cement maker company from Holderfin BV, a unit of LafargeHolcim .. ​​

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15 Rotary Kiln Emergency Conditions

How to deal with the 15 most common emergency situations that can be encountered on a rotary kiln .. READ


Properties & Type of Refractory required for Rotary Cement Kiln

The very nature of Portland Cement is basic and hence the choice of refractories for Rotary Cement Kiln is confined to mostly aluminous fireclay bricks or to basic refractory bricks. Cement manufacturing process in a rotary kiln is such that according to temperature gradient in the kiln and the condition of raw materials inside, the kiln may be divided broadly into three zones. Properties and type of refractories for rotary cement kiln will depend on the conditions they will be exposed to in a particular zone of the kiln where it is to be used. ​READ


How to minimize Refractory Failure and wear of Refractories inside a Rotary Kiln

An inside into the factors governing the life of refractories of a cement rotary kiln, kiln operation and how to minimize refractory failure and wear of refractories inside a rotary kiln READ


Factors Responsible for Refractory Failures and Wear of Refractories of a Cement Rotary Kiln

It is not uncommon for the cement rotary kilns all of them operating within a narrow temperature range in the burning zone and having other parameters also similar, yet with large discrepancies as far as their refractory life is concerned. Full Article


Causes of Refractory Failures in a Cement Rotary Kiln and Remedial Measures for getting longer Refractory Life, Kiln Uptime

Various causes and their remedial steps that  are required to get the maximum refractory lining life, kiln uptime and cement production. Full Article