Conference article

Modelling of the Lime Kiln at SSAB, Raahe

Tomas Lundberg
Swerim AB, Luleå, Sweden

Joel Orre
Swerim AB, Luleå, Sweden

Timo Paananen
SSAB, Raahe, Finland

Olli Mattila
SSAB, Raahe, Finland

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Published in: Proceedings of The 61st SIMS Conference on Simulation and Modelling SIMS 2020, September 22-24, Virtual Conference, Finland

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 176:21, p. 153-159

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Published: 2021-03-03

ISBN: 978-91-7929-731-2

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


An OpenModelica model of the SSAB Raahe lime kilns has been developed in order to help in formulation of operation strategies and to choose important parameters to measure and monitor. The model is a dynamic simulation model describing the calcination process of limestone in the lime kiln.


lime kiln, lime calcination, process modelling, dynamic simulation, dynamic model


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