Mass flow measurement with SolidFlow 2.0Production of montan wax Application
In an opencast mine, brown coal with a very high content of wax is mined. From this coal, raw montan wax is obtained in different process steps. Therefore, the coal is crushed, dried and impinged with an environmentally friendly solvent to separate the wax from the coal. The acquired montan wax is transported into an evaporation system, where it evaporizes in several stages. After that it is transported via pumps to spray towers, where wax balls (wax granulates) are produced.
At the outlet of the spray towers the granulate falls through a down-stream sieve into a pipe. Our customer’s aim was to determine the quantity of the obtained material continuously.
Costumer: Romonta, Amsdorf (Germany)
Product: Montan wax, granulate
Quantity: 6 t/h
Installation place: Pipe after spray towers
Function: Measurement in freefall after silo
The SolidFlow 2.0 has been specially developed for measuring solid volumes,