KIDS® Performance

Guaranteed reduction in cooler losses leading to an improvement in kiln fuel consumption.

The table shows the improvements achieved after the installation of an IKN KIDS® into a customer’s 3,900 t/d 3-stage Fuller cooler:

before
after
change (%)
   Spec. cooling air vol. (Nm³/kg)
2.23 1.91 -14.3
   Spec. vent air vol. (Nm³/kg)
1.31 1.05 -19.8
   Clinker outlet temperature (° C)
163 111 -31.9
   Heat recuperation (%)
67.3 76.4 13.5
   Power requirement (kWh/t)
11.9 5.85 -50.8
   Heat consumption (kcal/kg)
902 839 -7