Hot & cold kiln alignment

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Fives FCB expert during geometrical measures

Fives provides cement and minerals producers with an efficient audit of their kilns and rotating tubes, including comprehensive and clear recommendations on the necessary maintenance operations to be executed:

  • Detailed geometrical and mechanical diagnosis
  • Comprehensive report with adapted manufacturer recommendations
  • Reliable decision-making tool for an optimized preventive maintenance 

Customer benefits

  • Anticipation of the maintenance requirements and support to works scheduling
  • Improvement of the equipment lifetime and availability 
  • Additional services completing the alignment operation (comprehensive mechanical audit, on-site machining, replacement and improvement of wearing and strategic parts...)


  • Adapted to every kind of kilns or rotating tubes (dryers, calciners, coolers...), regardless of the number of supports
  • Completed either during production (hot kiln alignment) or during scheduled maintenance shutdown (cold kiln alignment)
  • Diagnosis of all kind of equipment, whether supplied by Fives or other makers

Shell Deformation Audit

Fives can also carry out the shell deformation assessment. This complementary audit includes:

  • the shell deformation measures and sections
  • the determination of ovalizations of the equipment (out-of-round)
  • the 3D video modelizing the equipment behaviour
  • the prediction of the bricks falls risks
  • comprehensive and prioritized conclusion and recommendations

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