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The Rotary Cement Kiln, 2nd Edition



 
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ISBN-13/EAN: 9780820603674
ISBN: 0820603678
Author: Kurt E. Peray
Chemical Publishing
Book - Paperback
Pub Date: Jan 10, 1986
396 pages
Features

An indispensable reference source and training tool not only for kiln operators, but for supervisors and management staff as well. 

Extensive discussions on pre-heater and pre-calciner operations are included. 

The appendix includes a section with conversion tables, definitions of common terms relating to rotary kilns, and a suggested outline for a training program for new operators. 

Contents

PART 1. KILN SYSTEMS AND THEORY
1. History 3
2. Types of Rotary Kilns 6
3. The Refractory 17
4. Fuels 37
5. Combustion 44
6. The Flame 63
7. Heat Transfer 83
8. Heat Balances 106
9. The Chemistry of Kiln Feed and Clinker 115
10. Reaction Zones in the Rotary Kiln 141
11. Coating and Ring Formation in a Rotary Kiln 147
12. The Air Circuit in a Rotary Kiln 155
13. Movement of Material Through the Kiln 174

PART II. KILN OPERATING PROCEDURES 199
14. Kiln Operating and Control Methods 201
15. Instrumentation 207
16. Kiln Control Variables 232
17. Fuel Systems 253
18. Clinker Cooler Control 266
19. Kiln Exit-Gas Temperature Control 292
20. Feed-Rate Control 299
2I. Kiln Starts and Shutdowns 308
22. The 27 Basic Kiln Conditions 327
23. Kiln Emergency Conditions 346
24. Safety and Accident Prevention 362

Appendix A: The International System of Units (SI) 367
Appendix B: Weights and Measures 369
Appendix C: Temperature Conversions 378
Appendix D: Kiln Operator's Quiz 382
Index 386

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