Waste Oil and Oil Sludge as Fuel

Waste oil and oil sludge can be used in the kiln or the calciner, substituting fossil fuels. 

Development Status Products
Commercial
clinker, Cement

Waste Oil and Oil Sludge as FuelCosts & Benefits

Parent Process: Use of Alternative Fuels
Energy Savings Potential

For every ton of waste oils used, fossil fuels corresponding to about 21.6 GJ can be saved. 

CO2 Emission Reduction Potential

For every ton of waste oils used, following amounts of CO2 can be saved due to avoided coal use: 

Chinese flag 2.04 ton

Indian flag 2.14 ton

US flag 1.68 ton

Costs

In Japan, installation costs for storage and processing facilities for about 10,000 t/y costed about US $730  thousand (1US$=¥110)

Waste Oil and Oil Sludge as FuelSchematic

Waste Oil and Oil Sludge as Fuel Publications

Energy Efficiency and Resource Saving Technologies in Cement Industry

 

This Cement technologies booklet was compiled by the APP Cement Task Force (CTF) through one of its activities to help its member countries share information on all available energy efficient technologies generally used in the world’s cement industry. The document offers a comprehensive compilation of commercially-available energy efficient technologies used in the cement industry.

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