Study of Geometric Modification of Calciner in Cement Plant


  • Prihadi Setyo Darmanto Institut Teknologi Bandung
  • Muhammad Isroffi Institut Teknologi Bandung


In a cement plant, suspension preheater is used to raise temperature of a raw mix so that the mixing process results in a high degree of calcination. In this research project, we attempt to increase degree of calcination to reduce the load in the kiln by including the calciner suspension pre-heater. This project focus on a suspension preheater system with a separate line calciner at cement plant with capacity of 5000 ton per day. Then the calciner will be modified its length. Computational fluid dynamics method was chosen to simulate the performance of the calciner. The results show that the modified calciner can increases the degree of calcination and improves the heat transfer rate. This lead to the decrease of temperature output of the top cyclone and thus reducing the heat consumption. Which such efficiency, the modification design opens possibility to increase the production capacity while maintaining the outlet temperature of the top cyclone.


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Darmanto, P. S., & Isroffi, M. (2023). Study of Geometric Modification of Calciner in Cement Plant. Mesin, 29(1), 1-15.




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