Small Scale Vertical Shaft Lime Kiln
A practical guide to design, construction and operation
The Small Scale Vertical Shaft Lime Kiln covers in depth the design, construction, and operation of a particular type of lime kiln: a continuous, natural draught, mixed feed, vertical shaft kiln (VSK). The manual focuses on 'small-scale' production and is aimed at lime-burners, technologists and fieldworkers in developing countries, as well as those interested in burning lime on any scale.
Kelvin Mason is a tutor on the MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies by distance learning at the Centre for Alternative Technology. Previously, he worked as a consultant engineer and manager on development projects in Africa, Latin America and Asia.