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Distance
Meter Foot
Pressure
Bar kPa psi
Temperature
°C °F
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Clinker cooler

Level and pressure measurement in the clinker cooler

Level and pressure measurement in the clinker cooler

Process data

Measuring task
Level and pressure measurement
Measuring point
Conveyor belt
Measuring range up to
1 m
Medium
Burned clinker
Process temperature
0 … +1500 °C
Process pressure
0 … +100 mbar
Special challenges
High temperatures, dirt and buildup

Application

To produce cement, the raw meal is burned to clinker in a long rotary kiln. After leaving the rotary kiln, the clinker has a temperature of up to +1300 °C and must be cooled down to a temperature of about +200 °C for further storage. To achieve this, the clinker bed is cooled with a continuous stream of air. Pressure monitoring is required in the lower part of the clinker cooler to make the cooling as effective as possible. The material height of the hot clinker, at over 1000 °C on the conveyor belt, also has to be reliably measured.

Your benefit

Reliable
Reliable monitoring of cooler process
Cost effective
Optimal cooling with minimum energy expenditure
User friendly
Maintenance-free measurement



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Level and pressure instrumentation for the cement industry

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