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Flow metering of quicklime in free fall

Construction materials industry SolidFlow 2.0


Knauf Marmorit GmbH, Bollschweil (Germany)



Conveyed volumes:  

6...15 t/h

Conveyor mechanism:

Conveyor screw

Installation location:

Free fall after quicklime mill

What measuring process was used previously:

With an impact plate scale

According to the client, the system offers the following advantages over the formerly used methods:

  • More compact than the impact plate
  • Simple commissioning (minor conversion measures)
  • Completely maintenance-free, impact plate mechanically very temperamental
  • More precise measuring results than with impact plate
  • More cost-effective than impact plate 

Client benefits:

  • Ensures the desired material volume after the screw conveyor


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