Alternative Fuel Systems

Alternative Fuel Systems


With over 20 years experience designing tire fuel systems for cement plants worldwide, the staff at AFS Technology has developed leading-edge innovations in tire handling automation and fuel feed systems for all major kiln types. Our systems are custom designed for each kiln to get the most out of its tire fuel usage while maintaining control over process and emissions.

Solid Fuel Systems

Solid Fuel Systems

Solid Fuel Systems Interest in waste to energy technology, especially biomass energy, has increased dramatically over the last few years as industry is faced with increased restrictions on emissions of greenhouse gases and rising coal prices. Most solid recovered fuels are not handled as discrete pieces like whole tires but ...
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Multi-Fuel Systems

Multi-Fuel Systems

Multi-Fuel Systems In the waste-to-energy world, all fuel is local.  For maximum control of process and fuel costs, cement plants need the flexibility to implement whole tires and waste derived fuels from multiple sources. When tire fuel is used with other bulk solid fuels, AFS recommends the use of a ...
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Mid-Kiln Fuel Systems

Mid-Kiln Fuel Systems

Mid-Kiln Fuel Systems AFS Technology offers a complete turnkey whole tire fuel handling system to feed existing long wet/dry kilns. The automated system is designed to feed whole tires from trailer to kiln.  Its mid-kiln valve allows tires to be placed midway along the length of a rotating kiln, where temperatures are ...
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4-Stage Preheater Fuel Systems

4-Stage Preheater Fuel Systems

4-Stage Preheater Fuel Systems For Preheater Kilns, AFS Technology provides automated fuel feed systems that introduce Whole Tires and other Bulk Fuels to the feed shelf for staged combustion.  The fuel is gravity-fed in an environment designed to maintain negative pressure in the reducing zone and minimize the introduction of ...
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Precalciner Fuel Systems

Precalciner Fuel Systems

Precalciner Fuel Systems Typically, the maximum fuel substitution for whole tires introduced on or falling to the feed shelf in Precalciner Kilns is less than 5%. Above this rate, the sulfur cycle volatilization in the kiln is too high to maintain stable operation without a significant loss in production. To ...
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Scrap Tire Handling

Scrap Tire Handling

Scrap Tire Handling AFS Technology's materials handling systems have been specifically designed for scrap tires.  Our equipment automates many of the labor-intensive tasks relating to unloading, storing, sorting and transport of scrap tires to their end-use point.  Tire Handling System configurations can be customized to fit your space allotment and ...
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