International Sugar Journal

Lime kiln influence on factory operations [Full subscriber]

The Mini-Cassia Factory has installed a new Eberhardt mixed feed (coke fired) kiln during the 2012-2013 campaign. It replaced two kilns, one a mixed feed kiln using anthracite coal and one using natural gas. Both of these kilns together would only support 1/2 of the factory slice and the other half of factory slice was supported by buying pebble lime and liquid CO2. The new kiln was operated upon the premise that the amount of CO2 needed for the carbonation station would be supplied by the kiln with the remainder of the needed lime supplied by purchasing pebble lime. Several…

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