Bagging equipment increases cement output by 1,400 bags per hour
The company also adds a conveyor for loading the bags onto customer' trucks.
Cementos del Pacifico makes cement clinker at its plant in Colorado, Costa Rica. The company then ships the cement clinker to its main plant in Patarra, which is near the nation's capital of San Jose. In Patarra, the company adds ground pozzolana and other ingredients to the cement, bags it, and distributes the 50-kilogram bags to wholesalers who haul the bags on flat-bed trucks. The cement has the performance characteristics of Type 1 portland cement.