World’s biggest Vertical Roller Mill for clinker grinding

September 27, 2016 JEGANNATH KRISHNAMOORTHY

Shah Cement Industries Ltd., a flagship company of the Abul Khair Group and one of Bangladesh’s largest cement companies, will install the FLSmidth OK™ 62-6 vertical mill at its Muktarpur Plant, Munshiganj, Bangladesh.

From left to right: Mohiuddin Mahmud - CFO, Abul Khair Group, Carsten Riisberg Lund - Country Head, FLSmidth India, T R Hari – Vice President, FLSmidth India, Hafiz Sikander – Director Operations, Shah Cement Industries Limited and Abu Syed Chowdhury – Managing Director, Shah Cement Industries Limited.

With its six 2.655m diameter grinding rollers, an 8.1m diameter grinding table, and 11,000 kW (2 x 5500 kW) installed power, the OK 62-6 mill will be the biggest mill ever to be installed in a cement plant in terms of dimension, operating capacity and installed power. The mill will be driven by an FLSmidth MAAG® MAX Drive gear system.

FLSmidth is to supply the main equipment, process and layout engineering and site advisory. Equipment includes FLSmidth Pfister weigh feeders, FLSmidth Airtech process bag filters, process fans and auxiliary equipment from raw material hopper discharge to process bag filter discharge. Civil engineering and advance process control systems from FLSmidth Automation will also contribute to the full-scope supply. 

When asked why FLSmidth and the OK mill were chosen, Hafiz Sikander, Director Operations, Cement Division of Shah Cement Industries Ltd., says:

“We have selected the OK 62-6 mill for its exceptional efficiency and reduced power consumption. It is going to be the largest single unit grinding mill in the industry. Knowing FLSmidth before, we completely trust their service and they are extremely reliable". - Hafiz Sikander, Director - Operations, Cement Division of Shah Cement Industries Ltd.

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