Flow metering of quicklime in free fall

Construction materials industry | SolidFlow 2.0

Client: Knauf Marmorit GmbH, Bollschweil (Germany)

Product: Quicklime

Conveyed volumes: 6…15 t/h

Conveyor mechanism: Conveyor screw

Installation location: Free fall after quicklime mill

What measuring process was used previously: With an impact plate scale

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

  • More compact than the impact plate
  • Simple commissioning (minor conversion measures)
  • Completely maintenance-free, impact plate mechanically very temperamental
  • More precise measuring results than with impact plate
  • More cost-effective than impact plate

Client benefits:

  • Ensures the desired material volume after the screw conveyor