Alternative fuels

With energy costs rising, reduced availability of typical fossil fuels and ever stricter regulations on environmental limits, alternative fuel co-processing has become a necessity for cement plant operators

Alternataive fuels solutions

Feedex™ overhead reclaimer

Storing alternative fuels with the Feedex™ overhead reclaimer system

Feedex overhead reclaimer

Feedex™ overhead reclaimer

FLSmidth provides a wide range of alternative fuel solutions, including storage systems. Alternative fuels can be stored in cylindrical or rectangular cross-section silos, each with different options for materials reclaim, such as screw bottom, push floor or via the Feedex™ system.   

The Feedex™ is applicable for a wide range of alternative fuels, for example

  • Refuse-Derived Fuels (RDF)
  • Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)
  • Wood chips
  • Rices husks
  • And many other materials

Optimised fuel blending and homogenisation

You can store different fuel types in separate boxes and blend the fuel to facilitate optimal firing. The system is optimised for blending fuels and sures AF homogenisation - both in the box and between boxes.

The modular design - from a single box to multiple boxes - is flexible to match your needs.

Key benefits

  • High volume live storage in an enclosed building
  • Optimised for blending fuels and AF homogenisation
  • Simultaneous feeding and extraction possible
  • Eliminates problems with bridging and clogging
  • Ensures complete discharge
  • Robust, heavy duty design
  • Low energy consumption/cost-effective
  • Easy maintenance and service
  • ATEX certified
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