Equipment: lime sludge kiln
Sector: Paper making (France)
Context: Range of inspections to determine the equipment maintenance budgets
SERCEM INDUSTRIE is well known in the field of heavy mechanics for 50 years in the suburb of Lyons in France .
Our customers are renowned international operators such as Lafarge- Holcim , Heidelberg, Alcoa , Rusal etc ..
They are all world leaders in the field of mining , cement & mineral chemistry .
Our know how is the mechanical improvement of production equipments such as rotary kilns , rotary dryers , mills, crushers etc…in France and abroad .
In this case, one of our customers based in France in the field of pulp & paper, asked us about an audit for a rotary kiln ..
Audit, diagnosis, recommendation of lime sludge kiln
1/ Module 1 : Inspection of shell deformation
Laser acquisition of the shell profile: 1 section every meter along the entire length of the dryer.- 12 to 16 points per section
Processing and providing a report for each section
Delivery of a global report (3D curve graphically synthesizing all the sections)
2/ Module 5 : Alignment checks (Equipment at standstill, no turn)
The position of the shell centers at the supports,
3/ Module 4 : Mechanical Inspections
The position and parallelism of the axes of the rolling elements, which requires measuring :
- Drum slope,
- Chassis and inter-chassis slopes
- Rollers slopes,
- Wheel spacing and turning angle of the rollers
- Ø and shapes rollers / tires
- Thrust position,
- Up and down movement and respective positions of the rolling element
4/ Module 5 : Girth gear & pinion static inspection .
5/ Module 9 : Reducer inspection
Following the audits carried out and the data collected, we provided the client with a precise diagnosis including recommendations for works to be carried out in the short and medium term.