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Gayatri Paper Boiler Control upgrade at Paper Mill

21 TPH boiler
Installed tonnes per hour

“I will only use Dryden Combustion for all of my Electrical, Control & Instrumentation needs when it comes to boilers. The team is excellent. Due to this upgrade we have measured R790,000 in monthly savings, and have a stable and consistent steam supply with significantly less operator intervention”.

DATE: April 2018


LOCATION: Germiston, Gauteng


NOMINAL POWER: Control panel for 21 t/h twin flue coal-fired boiler


TECHNOLOGY USED: : Stoker-leading feed-forward boiler control software, incorporating a Siemens PLC, oxygen level optimization and remote monitoring.


FUNDING OPTION: Once-off control system upgrade with ongoing online monitoring, performance reporting, and remote assistance.

Project Background

Customer saving more than R790,000 per month, with EP Dryden’s advanced boiler control system not only increasing the energy efficiency of the coal boiler, but also steam output, thereby eliminating the need to top up steam supply with the gas-firing boiler.