Aumund Fördertechnik has reported a “significant order” for nine machines from Turkey’s Aslan Cement, part of the OYAK Cement Group.
The order is part of the complete modernisation project at the Aslan plant, which is in Darica, Kocaeli Province, approximately 60 km from Istanbul.
The production capacity is to be increased to up to 6,600 tpd of clinker. The extensive Aumund supply contract includes a bucket elevator with central chain type BWZ-L (low capacity) with a capacity of 225 tph and a centre distance of 27m to feed the raw meal mill, as well as three different models of BWG belt bucket elevators with capacities up to 500 tph and centre distances up to 132m.
The belt bucket elevators will also be used for raw meal silo feed, as well as to transport raw meal to the dosing hopper and the heat exchanger.
Completing the order are three pan conveyors, type KZB, each with capacities of 350 tph and centre distances of up to 77.2m, to convey clinker from the cooler to the silo, as well as two Rotary Discharge Machines type LOUISE BEW, each with a diameter of 3m and a capacity of 400 tph.
The machines are due to be dispatched in September, and commissioning is planned for the beginning of 2020.