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KESORAM   RAYON

MANUFACTURER OF
-   VISCOSE FILAMENT YARN
-    TRANSPARENT (CELLOPHANE PAPER)
-    SULPHURIC ACID
-    CARBON-DI-SULPHIDE
-    SODIUM SULPHATE

EMPLOYEE STRENGTH        =        2800 (approx.)
TURNOVER (2001-2002)        =        Rs. 129 CRORES
ISO-9002 & ISO-14001 COMPANY

LOCATED ON THE BANK OF RIVER BHAGIRATHI,  ON42 HECTARES OF LAND, 60 KM NORTH OF
CALCUTTA

ELECTRICAL ENERGY

Improvement of Power Factor

Sizing of motors so as to prevent running  on partial load.

Soft starters to reduce the energy wastage  in high torque applications.

Improved alignment, bearing condition.

Vibration analysis, vibration monitoring.

Improvement of Power Factor

Sizing of motors so as to prevent running  on partial load.

Soft starters to reduce the energy wastage  in high torque applications.

Improved alignment, bearing condition.

Vibration analysis, vibration monitoring.



THERMAL  ENERGY

Increase in combustion efficiency of boilers.

Heat recovery  from  continuous blow down water of boilers.

Preheating boiler feed water to 105oC/135oC

Better condensate recovery.

Application of proper design steam traps.

Rationalisation of Steam distribution.

Minimisation of HP steam usage by converting ejectors to LP steam.

Atomisation of Fuel and improvement of calci-nation dryer.



REFRIGERATION



Segregation of usage as per temperature requirement.

Pipeline sizing to avoid pressure drop.

Installation of flow controllers to stop chilled  water to equipments, once a predetermined  level
is  reached.

Replacement of shell and tube type heat  exchangers by plate heat exchangers.

Downsize refrigeration area to minimum required.












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source: Bureau of Energy Efficiency,India
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