In an industrial test, Lafarge succeeded in manufacturing a new Aether clinker in December 2012. For its production, up to 30 % less CO2 is emitted than is the case with conventional methods, according to the manufacturer.
The project manager at the Lafarge research center in Lyon, France, presented he project to the participants of the Lafarge Germany Technical Forum already in November 2012 in Leipzig, Germany.
Aether can be manufactured under industrial conditions
In the course of the 10-day test, performed in the French plant of Le Teil, 10,000 t of Aether clinker were successfully...