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** SOURCE: Gebr Pfeiffer
PROJECT: Cement Mill Roof. Industrial Architecture.
LOCATION: Barroso, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
TYPOLOGY: Truss of structural steel.
DESCRIPTION: Roof for the biggest Vertical Cement Mill in the world.
STRUCTURAL DESIGN: GmasP
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: GmasP
Roof structure for the largest vertical axis cement mill in the world. This structure covers a span of 27m and has a width of 22m, saving in one of its supports a cantilever of the mill feed building. It is formed by big steel trusses of different heights and supports below its bottom face two circular hoist beams suitable for loads up to 20T. The top face of the roof has a practicable section and bears mill support equipment.