Use of Saw Dust as an Alternate Fuel in the Production of Clinker

Author(s): Avadesh Sharma, Rakshit Ameta and Suresh C. Ameta

World is facing the problems of agro-waste disposal and energy crisis. Saw dust can be used as alternate fuel in place of pet coke in the production of clinker. Various ratios of saw dust were mixed with pet coke and used as fuel. It was observed that clinker produced was not affected adversely, rather sulfur contents were lower in these cases. This improves the quality of clinker and /or cement

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