2000 hp motor repair

Theme Park Elevator Ride Repair

        An elevator engineering company that is a customer of Horner Industrial manufactured an elevator system for a popular theme park ride known as the Tower of Terror. There are four of these rides across the World: Florida, California, Tokyo, and Paris. Our customer continues to maintain and maintenance these rides. This ride, based on the TV show The Twilight Zone, is described by the theme park's website: “Enter the rickety, elevator-style lift, strap yourself in and prepare to discover what lies beyond the darkest corner of your imagination. Shriek in terror as you’re suddenly propelled up and [...]

Theme Park Elevator Ride Repair2024-02-28T09:45:21-05:00

Aluminum Plant Outage

A major aluminum manufacturer contracts Horner EMDS (Electro Mechanical Diagnostic Services) to perform monthly vibration data collection and analysis. EMDS identified a mill gearbox input shaft bearing issue. In 2022, the monthly vibration analysis indicated the bearing issue increasing. The vibration analysis was discussed with the customer and the vibration data collection increased to twice weekly. At the same time, customer was planning a major outage to on-site repair the gearbox. The March outage was scheduled. Horner provided 24 hour per day, 5-day work schedule. On a Monday the outage started. Mark Rosebrock was lead tech on day shift and Matt [...]

Aluminum Plant Outage2023-03-14T11:27:59-04:00

13200 V 2000 HP Vertical Motor

Can you even imagine how many 60,000,000 gallons a day of water looks like? A good-sized bath would hold 40 gallons and a million gallons would be 25,000 baths. A water utility company recently sent in a 13,200V, 2,000 HP Vertical Motor to be rebuilt. Due to Capital Improvement programs the city and the Preventative Maintenance Team said this motor was due for a rebuild. This motor supplies energy for a 60,000,000 gallon a day vertical pump pumping potable water to the city. This facility has been going strong along the Ohio River since 1860. This was a total rewind on [...]

13200 V 2000 HP Vertical Motor2022-01-28T15:24:28-05:00
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