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Online moisture measurement of coal underneath a conveyor screw

Steel industry M-Sens 2


Steel plant (Brazil)



Material humidity: 

2 %

Conveyor mechanism:

Conveyor screw

Installation location:

underneath the conveyor screw

What measuring process was used previously:

in the lab with material samples

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

  • Continuous humidity measurement
  • Simple retrofitting
  • More cost-effective than optical measuring procedures 

Client benefits:

  • Quality control of the incineration process, the lower the material humidity, the better the heating value of the wood chips
  • Customer can determine from the humidity what quantity of wood chops need to be fed into the oven 
  • Control of coal consumption 


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