Causes of damage to cement rotary kiln head bricks
  • Time:Aug 11, 2023
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There are many reasons for the damage of cement rotary kiln head bricks. Here are some common causes:

1. High-temperature ablation: The cement rotary kiln head brick is in a high-temperature environment, and it is eroded by furnace gas and molten materials for a long time, which may easily lead to ablation and peeling of the brick surface. Factors such as chemical reactions at high temperatures, thermal expansion and contraction will further aggravate the wear and damage of the brick body.

2. Mechanical shock and vibration: Due to the internal operation or equipment failure of the cement rotary kiln, mechanical shock and vibration may be caused, which will cause shock and vibration to the kiln head brick, resulting in fatigue cracking or chipping.

3. Uneven kiln head temperature: The temperature distribution in the kiln head area is usually uneven, and some areas may be more susceptible to high temperature shock and thermal stress, resulting in damage to the kiln head bricks.

4. Material selection and quality problems: Inappropriate refractory material selection or quality problems may also cause damage to cement rotary kiln head bricks. For example, the selection of bricks with poor slag resistance or inherent defects in the bricks will reduce the durability and strength of the kiln head bricks.

5. Improper maintenance: Improper maintenance and maintenance may also cause damage to cement rotary kiln bricks. For example, failure to repair damaged parts, clean up residues or control the cooling air volume in the kiln head area in time can have a negative impact on the stability and service life of the brick body.

6. Fracture of prestressed rods: cement rotary kiln head bricks are usually fixed on the kiln shell through prestressed rods. If the prestressed rods break or loosen, the supporting force of the kiln head bricks will be weakened, which will lead to the destruction of the brick body.


In order to reduce the damage of cement rotary kiln head bricks, the following measures can be taken: reasonable selection of high-quality refractory materials, optimization of kiln head cooling system, strengthening maintenance and overhaul work, monitoring parameters such as temperature and vibration, and regular inspection and maintenance of brick bodies. repair. At the same time, it is necessary to ensure that the operation and equipment in the kiln head area are running normally and avoid unnecessary shock and vibration.

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