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1956 - 1974

 

 

Historical Facts


Raw data from Monarch's past . . .

 

1956

- Added a third 11' by 230' kiln and waste heat boiler.

- Completed new milling department composed of two 10'6" by 15' tube mills in raw department powered by 900 h.p. motors through Symetro reducers, and two 10' by 28' two-compartment mills in finish department driven by 1250 h.p. motors through Symetro reducers. Mills of both departments in closed circuit with 16' separators and bag dust collectors.

-Twelve 22' by 72' identical silos provided feed for the mills.

1970

- Constructed three additional 33' by 100' cement silos, pack house, and automatic sack palletizer.

 

1971 - 1972

- Constructed Fuller-Humboldt suspension preheater and 12' by 165' Fuller kiln. This replaced two of the 11' by 230' kilns. The third was kept in standby. All three kilns were equipped with ten compartment modular glass bag dust collectors.

- Installed a F.L. Smidth single pass ball mill with a 1250 h.p. motor and Symetro drive.

1973 - 1974

- Board authorized equipment and construction contracts for a second kiln and 4-stage preheater with all related equipment.

 

 

 


The Monarch Cement Company
449 1200 Street
P.O. Box 1000
Humboldt, KS 66748-0900
(620) 473-2222

 

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