Archive for May 2021
Where is heat used in Lime Manufacturing?
In our last post, we discovered that cement manufacturing utilizes limestone. Therefore, we decided to focus on lime manufacturing this week! Originating with its earliest use as building mortar, lime has many end uses today: steel manufacturing, asphalt, plaster, sugar refining, wastewater treatment, and many others! Lime Production Infographic The National Lime Association has provided detailed lime…Read More
Direct Fired Heating in Cement Industry
Originally created in the 1840s, cement has become a keystone product in our society today- it is used to build sidewalks, buildings, streets, parking lots, houses, and much more. Cement production can be done one of three ways: dry, semi-dry or wet processing of various ores to produce a mixture of minerals. The Manufacturing Process…Read More