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Cement Season at Horner

It’s cement outage season in Indiana with Horner doing work in Greencastle, Louisville, Logansport, Speed, and Mitchell IN. A Central Indiana cement plant is conducting their largest Maintenance and Repair outage in 20 years. They needed to replace an entire section of both the kiln and raw mill. The company brought in a 700-ton mobile crane to the plant site requiring 78 semi loads of support to set up. The time needed for these extended kiln and mill repairs allowed the customer to do all other outage work in the same 6-week timeframe. Washington Street, Terre Haute and HMS are all [...]

Cement Season at Horner2021-02-18T18:28:09+00:00

Fermentation Process DC Motors

The Terre Haute shop currently rebuilds and reconditions many DC motors for an Animal Health Products customer. There are 16 600HP Louis Allis motors, 11 600HP GE motors, and 16 500HP Louis Allis motors. These motors are used in the fermentation process. At the customer site the product is produced in a lab setting then sent through the fermentation process until it grows and is completed. It takes about two weeks to complete the finished product. If a motor fails during fermentation, the entire batch will have to be scrapped. So the operation of these motors is critical. They run 24/7 [...]

Fermentation Process DC Motors2020-03-06T14:11:40+00:00
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