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Alignment of a Rotary Kiln Neck

  1. Jul 9, 2014 #1
    i´d like to ask support to solve the following problem:
    One of my customers has an horizontal rotary kiln, equipped with riding rings and carryings rollers. Due to some overheating of the kiln shell, nowadays the whole kiln and the kiln neck is wobbling about 70 mm (+-35 mm) around the kiln discharge and this shell wobbling is destroying the sealing door around the kiln neck.
    My idea is then to cut only the kiln neck and relocate it so that it would rotate according to its own centerline, therefore eliminating the wobbling on the neck, which comes from the kiln shell. I would like to ask the procedure (what to measure, how to measure, etc) to find out the position where the neck wouldn´t be wobbling anymore.

    Find attached a skecth about the situation.

    The other way to solve the problem would be to cut/replace part of the overheated kiln shell, in order to eliminate the wobbling in the whole shell. But this is much more expensive and complex.

    Thanks a lot if you can help me!

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  3. Jul 14, 2014 #2
    I'm sorry you are not generating any responses at the moment. Is there any additional information you can share with us? Any new findings?
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