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Process technology: material analyses and grinding tests

Precise analysis for optimum results

Detailed knowledge of material characteristics – this is what each individual plant solution is based on. Nothing is left to chance at Pfeiffer: we have a highly specialized test station for doing realistic testing and our own laboratories equipped with the latest analyzing equipment. Our experts develop processes and determine parameters that are perfectly suited for the rating of your plant just the way you need it. Moreover, to increase the capacity of our machines, existing processes are optimized and modernized by our experts who are in close contact with universities and renowned research institutes.

Range of services of the Pfeiffer test station

Rating tests on pilot plants

including determining relevant parameters like throughput rate, power consumption, and wear rate for precise mill dimensioning as per customer’s requirement

Feasibility studies on pilot plants

including evaluating potential market segments by examining materials not usually ground in vertical mills

Upgrading and optimizing tests on pilot plants

including determining the effects of modernizing and optimizing measures or the effects of changing the material to be ground

R&D projects on pilot plants

including testing of new wear materials or developing and optimizing new concepts or plant components

Determination of grindability in the lab

according to Zeisel or Hardgrove (DIN 51742), for example, or using our small-scale ball mill

Physical and chemical material characterization

including cement testing acc. to EN 196 and ASTM C 109, lime testing acc. to EN 459, gypsum testing acc. to EN 13279, coal analysis acc. to EN 51718, determination of specific surface acc. to Blaine and BET, sieve analyses on Alpine jet air sieve, determination of true density, moisture determination and moisture loss rates (drying curves), laser diffraction particle size analysis, X-ray fluorescence analysis, jet wear examinations, etc.

Our service points: we are on the spot worldwide

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1 Head office and Service Point
Gebr. Pfeiffer SE
Germany
2 Subsidiary and Service Point
Gebr. Pfeiffer Grinding Technology
China
3 Service Point
Siman Tarh Co. Ltd.
Iran
4 Subsidiary and Service Point
Gebr. Pfeiffer Egypt LLC
Egypt
5 Subsidiary and Service Point
Gebr. Pfeiffer Inc
USA
6 Subsidiary and Service Point
Gebr. Pfeiffer India
India
7 Service Point
Gebr. Pfeiffer Representative Office
United Arab Emirates
8 Service Point
AFRICOM
Mauritania
9 Service Point
YAM HIEO Engineering Co., Ltd
Vietnam
10 Service Point
ABOKKER Trading
Ethiopia
11 Subsidiary and Service Point
Gebr. Pfeiffer South East Asia
Malaysia
12 Subsidiary and Service Point
Gebr. Pfeiffer do Brasil
Brazil
13 Service Point
BME Packaging
South Africa
14 Subsidiary and Service Point
Gebr. Pfeiffer CIS
Russia