Online moisture measurement of coal underneath a conveyor screw

Steel industry | M-Sens 2

Client: Steel plant (Brazil)

Product: Coal

Material humidity: 2 %

Conveyor mechanism: Conveyor screw

Installation location: underneath the conveyor screw

What measuring process was used previously: in the lab with material samples

According to the client, the M-Sens system offers the following advantages over the formerly used methods:

  • Continuous humidity measurement
  • Simple retrofitting
  • More cost-effective than optical measuring procedures

Client benefits:

  • Quality control of the incineration process, the lower the material humidity, the better the heating value of the wood chips
  • Customer can determine from the humidity what quantity of wood chops need to be fed into the oven
  • Control of coal consumption