INSEE Ecocycle Operation Platform, Puttalam Cement Works
Solar Drying Facility
As cement kiln co-processing is a high energy thermal activity, moisture must be reduced before waste such as water treatment plant sludge, hazardous solvents and wastewater is fed into the cement kiln.
The two automated solar drying facilities operated by INSEE Ecocycle are capable of reducing the moisture of these waste materials by 35%. This has increased the annual sludge acceptance by Ecocycle to 12000 MT.
The particle size of the textile and polythene material received for disposal needs to be reduced before it can be fed into the cement kiln for final disposal. Ecocycle has established a state-of-the-art shredder facility in Puttalam capable of handling 50,000 MT of shreddable material per annum.
Puttalam Cement Works
PO Box 01, Puttalam