Orange Peel as Alternate Fuel in Clinkerization

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

The problems of agro-waste disposal and energy crisis in is increasing day-by-day. There is a pressing demand to find method for its disposal Orange peel has been used as alternate fuel in place of pet coke in the production of clinker. Various ratios of orange peel were mixed with pet coke and used as alternate 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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