The Preheater shown in the photo has preheated approximately 30.000 tons of batch. The entire batch for this furnace was fed through this unit.
This offline inspection will allow us to examine the equipment in detail for possible wear patterns and make minor improvements.
After the unit goes back into operation we will update this space with the results of the inspection.
BATCH3 stands for SORG´s three step approach to batch preheating. EME-NEND, IRD, and batch preheater.